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Manufacturers commonly describe the thickness of their liners in MILs or Gauges. Some use the terms interchangeably as they are the same. They aren"t. MIL designated liners are 6-12% thicker than a Gauge designated liner for the same number. For example, a 25 MIL liner is about 12% thicker than a 25 Gauge liner. This guide shows the differences to give you a better understanding of what thickness liner you are buying.Please click here to view our liners.
20 units - A 20 Gauge liner is 0.0185 inches thick. A 20 MIL liner is 0.0205 inches thick or approximately 11% thicker than a 20 Gauge liner.
25 units - A 25 Gauge liner is 0.0223 inches thick. A 25 MIL liner is 0.0250 inches thick or approximately 12% thicker than a 20 Gauge liner. By comparison a dime is 0.0490 inches thick or just under twice the thickness of a 25 MIL liner.
30 units - A 30 Gauge liner is 0.0260 inches thick. A 30 MIL liner is 0.0275 inches thick or approximately 6% thicker than a 30 Gauge liner.Please click here to view our liners.
Hello Edward - Liners are typically sold as either 20 gauge or 25 gauge. A 12 mil liner is on the thinner side, so that was probably sold as a 20 gauge liner. Reply
Hello Tina - A liner listed at 25 gauge would be similar to one listed at 20 mil. Reply
DT - Pool liners aren"t sold in that thin a gauge or mil. However, going by the very rough gauge to mil comparison (e.g.- a mil is about 10% thicker than a gauge), a 12 gauge would be thicker than a 9 mil. Reply
duh people - In pools vinyl liners, gauge sizes are reversed from sheet metal gauge sizes. For vinyl liners, 25 gauge is heaver than 20 gauge. Reply
Lynch - 25a. thicker than 20 ga. ??Think again.You can dent 25 ga. sheet metal with your handyou would need a hammer to dent 20ga. sheet metalGauges get thicker as they go dvery own Reply
mcphunter - 25ga is thicker than 20ga. Reply
debs - The thickest, beaded, pool liner that you sell is 27 MILs. Reply
suezew - I have only seen this comparison for the common liner thicknesses. You could estimate that any MIL liner thickness is approximately 10% thicker than a comparable gauge thickness. Be aware that this comparison is for liners only. It will be different for other materials like steel. Reply
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Is there a chart listing this information starting with 1 guage/mill? Reply