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PVC Liners

PVC Liner Material recommended for landfills

PVC Liners in their most common thicknesses of 20, 30, & 40 mil are highly flexible films.

 

PVC can be an excellent choice for applications that require the containment of chemicals and waste. PVC can also be used for containing water and is often used for landfill liners and mining applications such as coal ash.

 

PVC can be formulated with several different resistances including oil resistance and fish safe properties. It is highly impermeable and with its high malleability due to being such a flexible film, can conform very well to its surroundings. Although variations are being created today that allow pvc to withstand high u.v. exposure, most pvc liners only come with a warranty if they are buried or not used in an outside environment.

 

What is a PVC liner?

PVC is one of the oldest and most trusted materials used to line containment ponds for fresh or runoff water, chemicals or waste. See our introduction page to PVC Liners. This versatile material can be formulated as safe for fish or resistant to oil and other chemicals. PVC is also used for landfill liners and in some mining applications. The material is flexible, and conformable to surfaces, and can be prefabricated into very large sheets, and preformed to fit large ponds.

What is a PVC pond liner?

PVC is highly impermeable, and one of the most trusted materials used as a barrier liner for containment ponds, for fluids ranging from fresh water, to oils and chemicals, to raw waste. PVC is flexible and conformable to earth surfaces. PVC can also be prefabricated in very large sheets (e.g. 200,000 sq. ft), and preformed for the best fit - see our Large Pond Liners page for more information.

Is a PVC pond liner safe for fish?

PVC pond liners made for fish ponds are safe for fish. See our Complete Guide to Custom Fish Pond Liners. PVC is a versatile and long-trusted material that can be formulated to various resistances and given different properties. It can be supplied non-toxic to aquatic life while also being highly impermeable to prevent seepage into the ground.

How long does a PVC pond liner last?

A PVC pond liner can be warranted up to 20 years, if installed well. PVC is normally not very resistant to UV light (but a new UV-resistant formulation has recently appeared with a 15-year warranty). Typically when used as a pond liner, PVC it should be buried and not exposed to sunlight, for greatest durability. The prefabrication integrity, and especially the installation, of any pond liner will determine how reliably it can prevent seepage and for how long. See our guide to Installation Tips and Pitfalls with Pond Liners.

 

Western Environmental Liner has many years’ experience with PVC liner manufacturing and can help you choose the correct thickness and type for your project.

 

A few of the applications PVC are used in can be seen in the grid below.

 

To learn more about pvc liner and other liner materials, contact Western Environmental Liner today. 

 

 

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  • GAUGE
  • PVC 20 mil Grey
  • PVC 30 mil Grey
  • PVC 40 mil Grey
  • LONGEVITY
  • 2 years exposed
    20 years buried
  • 2 years exposed
    20 years buried
  • 2 years exposed
    20 years buried
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