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Old 17-09-2014, 15:56   #16
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I went to the Strataglass site. They make Strataglass 0.40 mm and another Clear vinyl a little less expensive. Has anyone used that to compare?
I've got panels aging now. Basically, not even the vendors can tell them apart with certainty at a glance. The un-coated materials are more flexible, scuff more easily, and fog more easily in very humid weather. None of them are truly scratch resistant; some merely resist scuffing against fabric a little better. windows that are frequently rolled or stored, the lighter un-coated materials can actually work better. Thicker coated materials are for windows that don't move.
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Thanks. Maybe that's why the front panels which are removable and get tossed down into the cabin so often are so much worse than the permanent side panels.


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A canvas shop suggested that I protect the windows with a thin coat of Lemon Pledge furniture polish. Putting a fresh coat on after rain storms.
The windows remained clear until I had to replace the canvas.
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Basically, not even the vendors can tell them apart with certainty at a glance.
The difference between coated rolled vinyl (strataglass, etc) and regular plain vinyl is immediately apparent when viewed through polarized glasses.

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