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Old 08-06-2016, 18:12   #16
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Re: Inflatable Dinghy Maintenance

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Temporary sun (UV) protection can be achieved by applying AeroSpace 303 Protectant, or Aurora Polyguard. These products are fairly effective, but must be re-applied periodically.

303 Protectants and Cleaners is the premium choice for car enthusiasts, avid boaters and home owners since 1980

https://www.auroramarine.com/catalog-poly-guard.php
Has anyone got some long-term use experience with Aurora Marine Poly Guard? If it's a coating, does it yellow or flake/peel? Can it be removed easily if it starts to degrade?
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Re: Inflatable Dinghy Maintenance

I know this thread was started 2 years ago, but I would like to follow up about cleaning as raised in the original post.

I have just acquired a used RIB and it could do with a clean. I was proposing to use household general purpose cleaner. Is there any common cleaning product that would damage PVC? What have you found that works well?
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Old 17-06-2016, 07:35   #18
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Re: Inflatable Dinghy Maintenance

Here you go bud:
https://www.spilltech.com/wcsstore/S.../ccg/CBOOM.pdf
List of all the chemicals that are safe or harm PVC.
For me, prevention is better than cure. After you clean it, try 303 protectant after. You'd be surprised how good it can keep stains off your boat.
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