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Old 03-06-2007, 12:41 PM   #1
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Liner Integrity Tip (at Sales Calls)

with any questions that come up on liner integrity --- i used to do this:

I'd take a sample of a liner (scraps from installation, etc) and a utility knife and a philips head screwdriver

i'd show them that the razor blade does in fact cut through (afterall, we do this in installation)

they'd nod

then I'd try to tear the liner with the phillips head screwdriver (this best represents a dog's blunt claw)

with a thick liner, you really need to scrape that area with the screwdriver many times before it weakens the liner. Eventually, you can wear through it ---- but the HO sees the number of times it takes

definitely answers their question - to some degree at least

i think most tears aren't so much from the liner - but just improper install & sizing - imo
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Old 03-06-2007, 01:27 PM   #2
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Re: Liner Integrity Tip (at Sales Calls)

majority of liner failures are from low ph & UV, the material is "brittled" by the acidic water & UV...

majority of punctures are from pool poles


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