40 Gauge Clear Vinyl

40 Gauge Clear Vinyl

Product ID: 4098

$14.75 per Yard

QTY (Yards) at $14.75 / Yard

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  • Content: 100% Polyvinyl Chloride
  • Width: 54"
  • Thickness: 0.040" (±5%)
  • Features: Double Polished
  • Please Note: This clear vinyl is a general purpose product. Waves and slight distortions may be present as a result of the manufacturing process, but are not considered to be defects.
  • Cold Crack: -30 Degrees
  • CA Residents: Prop. 65 info

This 40 Gauge Clear Vinyl is tough and is ideal for use as a protective covering. Use this durable vinyl to create boat window coverings or to create a clear window in a panel of fabric. Need industrial-strength curtains for a room? This 40 Gauge Clear Vinyl is ready for the job. Cut, sew, or tape this vinyl together to create a covering to protect outdoor products from the elements and preserve them over time. This vinyl is easy to work with and lets the light in while providing a tough barrier to protect from the weather.

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It will be used for the entrance into my dog's dog house. The heaviness of the sheeting will keep it from blowing around as much and survive outside in the elements.
Mark S on Dec 4, 2018
good price. the correct gauge for boat enclosure windows.
Marjorie M on Nov 22, 2018
It will be used for the entrance into my dog's dog house. The heaviness of the sheeting will keep it from blowing around as much and survive outside in the elements.
Mark S on Dec 4, 2018
To make strips for cat and dog house doors.
Kristine J on Nov 25, 2018
good price. the correct gauge for boat enclosure windows.
Marjorie M on Nov 22, 2018
good quality product.
alla s on Nov 21, 2018
flexible yet seems strong.
ROBERT L on Nov 20, 2018
I will comment when I got the item
Carlos A on Nov 18, 2018
Was able to determine thickness of vinyl in minus degree weather to cover the cockpit of my tractor.
JD U on Nov 16, 2018
Looks like the material that i was looking for to enclose my deck during the winter months.
Matthew S on Nov 14, 2018
It was rated for 20 degree lower temperatures than the 60 gauge clear vinyl. I will use it to make storm windows
Charles B on Nov 11, 2018
To close up a window opening in a shed.
Randy M on Nov 11, 2018
Better weather resistance for the U.P. of Michigan and price!
John F on Nov 6, 2018
Used for window panels in Gator. Worked for 3 years finally tore beyond repair. Great product for what I needed.
Steve H on Nov 5, 2018
Making deck winter proof
Carol H on Nov 4, 2018
Using this item to cover a craft table I have and a desk. Like the price you have on this item and I can get all 4 yards and cut it myself.
Donna S on Oct 30, 2018
needed a thicker vinyl to cheaply repair rear windshield in a convertible.
Theresa T on Oct 24, 2018
This Item (40 Guage Clear Panels) Will take care of my needs at a Really good price compared to your competitors. Also the free shipping just added to my savings.We Will be shopping with you more. Thank you from the bottom of my wallet 🤗Ron
Ronald S on Oct 23, 2018
To block wind in areas that are very cold.
MIA M on Oct 19, 2018
easy to install
kei p on Oct 7, 2018
Live in New England, building an enclosure for a compact tractor to keep me out of the elements while I plow in the winter.
Bruce L on Oct 5, 2018
Making a clear storm door for a large patio door using magnetic to magnet tape
Fran K on Oct 3, 2018
Egress window cover
DAVID S on Sep 21, 2018
I found the detailed information about the products along with answers to frequently asked questions very helpful for making my purchase decision.
Melissa W on Sep 14, 2018
Using it to repair window in a Polaris Ranger cover panel.
Juan L on Sep 5, 2018
to use as shelf covering and place mats
Aspasia S on Aug 3, 2018
I want to experiment if it works in my project for the purpose to insulate the two conductors that I will built. Thanks
Mohsin S on Jul 22, 2018
As a rear window in my convertible car. I'll double-stick tape it in place. Advertised to not crack down to -30 deg. F. Ordered a sample which arrived promptly.
Clay T on Jun 28, 2018
I want to make clear cylinders to protect indoor plants from the cat.
DONALD L on May 27, 2018
We are a community theater and we are building the tube for flying Augustus Gloop up in Willy Wonka. We are trying both 40 gauge and 60 gauge.
Brian B on May 8, 2018
Table top protector
Jolene M on Apr 25, 2018
Before I checked out at a different site. I decided to search for a even lower price. Your price wasn't lower but you still saved me $13.00 on Tax and Shipping. My order at the different site would had cost me $72.00. You charge me $59.00 for the same order. Thanks for looking out
To serve as a "window" for a screened porch.
James K on Feb 22, 2018
I use this to make a rear window for our Polaris RZR.
James L on Jan 19, 2018
Winter windows for cab of snow vehicle.
Wilfred L on Jan 2, 2018
Portable Ice Fish House windows
Jeremy S on Dec 30, 2017
Cover my chicken coop windows... I'll be wedging cut squares between the wood frame of the window and the chicken wire that's currently there, creating a clear, sunny view without the wind and wild NE weather.
JACQUELINE C on Dec 28, 2017
Want to make windows for tractor cab.
David V on Dec 18, 2017
I will use this material for dogi door
Endrew P on Dec 17, 2017
This is for patio
Ray A on Dec 14, 2017
Tabletop cover
Paul C on Dec 6, 2017
I am buying this to cover the top of a chicken run
Peggy E on Dec 4, 2017
To cover screened porch for winter.
Rodney M on Dec 4, 2017
Replace convertible window on 1998 bmwz3.
Filiberto R on Nov 28, 2017
I’m wanting to make a customized clear vinyl handbag to use for concerts, etc, where required.
SHELLI G on Nov 28, 2017
making a wind block for a trailer
LINDA Z on Nov 27, 2017
Winter weather low 40's already. Many times with wind. Need 40 gauge clear vinyl to add as storm windows to enclosed patio. This is the first time with 40 gauge and it fits into the aluminum frame fine.
P J on Nov 19, 2017
Yinfeng Z on Nov 11, 2017
needed a large piece of something that would accept and wipe clean of dry erase markers and the samples seemed to work out. Wont know until I try the project if it will work with a piece bigger than the samples but willing to give it a try.
April T on Nov 10, 2017
hoping it will be good for a screened in porch, based upon other reviews.
Ryan H on Nov 1, 2017
To cover the inside of my greenhouse doors.
Susan C on Nov 1, 2017
Covering screen door to keep doggie door accessible and keep cold air out
Jeannette L on Oct 30, 2017
To make strips for cat and dog house doors.
Kristine J on Nov 25, 2018
good quality product.
alla s on Nov 21, 2018
I would like to cut a rectangle of this vinyl film and glue velcro to the 4 sides of the rectangle to make a removable access window for my reptile habitat. Do you have any glue recommendations for use with this vinyl film? Thank you!
A shopper on Nov 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Would contact cement work?
I need a think gauge for my porch to keep the air from coming in what would you recommend and it has to hold up with high wind.what is your thinkest guage?
A shopper on Oct 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The 40 gauge is a good thickness for this type of application. The 60 gauge is the thickest. But really all gauges would work, depending on how you plan to apply the vinyl. See this product guide for some more information:
How does this 0.04" polyvinyl chloride stand up to UV radiation from the sun?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This vinyl has a UV rating for approximately 750 hours.
Do you staple vinyl directly to 2x4 on screen porch?
A shopper on Oct 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can do it this way.
is it uv resinsted?
A shopper on Nov 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This vinyl has a UV rating for approximately 750 hours.
Can I cut it with scissors ?
A shopper on Sep 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can cut this with scissors.
Need clear plastic to make bags. What is most durable and appropriate?
A shopper on Dec 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: 16 or 20 gauge clear vinyl would be durable, but still flexible. Or if you're just using it for lining, 6 or 8 gauge would be fine. We recommend ordering samples to compare and see which would work best for your bags.
I want to use this over a cloth table cloth, is it flexible enough to drape over a dining room table? Or do I need something a bit thinner?
A shopper on Oct 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I use 40 gage - the thickest available. It gives maximum protection. It is stiff but trimming where needed it will drape ove the table if you help it along by creating folds where needed. Eventually (< 1 yr) those folds will become set and hola!, - a table cover tailor-made for your very own table.
I built a dog house for outdoor use. And I have car doors out of two inside doors. I want to cut this vinyl down to the correct size and install as flaps. My main goal is to cut down on airflow, while allowing the animals to go in and out. I like the -30 cold crack of the 40 guage, but am wondering if it’s too thick for this project? Thoughts?
A shopper on Jan 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The 40 gauge is commonly used for this purpose and should work well for you. We offer samples if you want to see what the thickness and stiffness are like.
I want to make a protective cover for the floor molding in one area of our house since we have two large dogs that slide into it and keep scratching and dirtying the molding. I was thinking about Velcro to attach the vinyl in 4-5 ft area where they hit the molding! What gauge vinyl would mold to the molding and do you think it would last for awhile? Thank you.
A shopper on Apr 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We'd say a minimum of 8 gauge, which is flexible. 16 or 20 would protect from scratches better, but I'm not sure how well they would mold to the molding. We recommend ordering a couple samples to see which would work best for your situation.
how long do you think the 40 guage would last if I used it as windows on a softtop do to rain,wind and sun?
A shopper on Nov 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This is a durable gauge that will hold up well to wind, rain, and extreme temperatures. It has a UV rating for approximately 750 hours.
I want to use around inside of deck as a wind barrier for plants and flowers. Is a staple gun the best way to do it? Will flowers get enough light?
A shopper on Jun 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You can use the clear material as a wind barrier. It will last for years and remain soft and flexible. I use it in a sunny area for temps in the low 90s in summer or 10s or lower in winter with heavy snow and wind. It does not tear or rip. I have the long length of fabric held with wood screws fastened through furring strips to hold it tightly so wind doesn’t blow out staples.
Is the 40g rigid enough to stand up on its own if cut down to a smaller size?
A shopper on Apr 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the 40 gauge is very strong. I use it on an 8 foot by 16 foot by 8 foot high porch full side cover year round in South Lake Tahoe with temps from -10F in winter to 90F summers it had never torn and remains clear and playable for about 4 years and is still fine.
Doggy door on outside sceen door? What should be used........
A shopper on Oct 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I used the 40 gauge. It keeps the house warm in winter and cool in summer. Fabulous product. I adhered it with Gorilla Tape! Wish I would have done it sooner!
Is 40 gauge material 1/8” thick?
A shopper on Mar 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, it’s closer to about 1/16” in thickness. The product seems quite durable, is holding up well in the New Mexico sun.
Can dry erase or washable markers be used on this and cleaned off? I'm looking for a clear sheet that can overlay maps and make notes on
A shopper on Mar 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I just tried a black permanent marker on 40 gauge and 20 gauge pieces that were left over from projects.
the only way the marks came off was with a Clorox bleach cloth; there was a very faint barely visible image of the marks. As mentioned though, I only had a permanent marker on hand not a washable one.
Looking to use this for making curtain windows in a deer stand for MN with cold winters would this be thick enough to hold up yet flexible to lift for hunting?
A shopper on Oct 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: ours is fixed, and the material is super heavy. Admittedly our curtain is 12' tall, and 14' wide. A small window should be movable, or liftable. Might be better to attack this material to a frame. You can figure it out. Yes to MN winter! A great product. Very pleased
Can the 40 gauge clear vinyl be sown with an industrial sewing machine applying Velcro?
Manuel C on Oct 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I would say probably, as long as you are not sewing through a layer of adhesive on the bottom of the velcro. Bits of the adhesive would eventually gum up the needle unless you wipe it off with alcohol pads continuously.
Can this be used under kitchen table to keep carpet clean?
A shopper on Jul 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I would think yes, but it would probably be a pain with the edges lifting from shoes catching on it. I would try to find 60 gage.
Is this optically clear? Does the 40 or 60 gauge come in 72" width?
A shopper on Jun 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It is optically clear, but we don't carry 40 or 60 gauge in a 72" width.
I need to put a slick surface so my cat will not climb the fence. Will she be able to claw her way into the plastic?
A shopper on May 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The thicker the vinyl, the less likely your cat will be able to dig her claws into it, so this may work.
Can you see Through?
A shopper on May 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this vinyl is completely clear.
How long is this?
A shopper on May 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You can order however many yards you want. The width is 54 inches.
Would this work as caret protection under our dining table?
A shopper on May 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We are using it as table top protection to preseve and protect the table - an expensive one. It works very well in that capacity. One nice thing about it is that when we trimmed it to to just hang over the table at the end corners (irregular corners) it conformed by folds developing. So now it has pretty much taken the shape of the corners of the table. Really neat. I can see no reason why it would not work under the table- the caveat being it is only four feet wide so you would likely need two lengths spliced together to get enough width two reach under the chairs. Regular clear packing tape should suffice tor that.
How hot can this work in?
Yungning C on Apr 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I used the #40 gauge clear vinyl on my 1993 Mustang rear convertible window. It worked great
A car rear window gets pretty hot
I previously purchased some 1/8 inch clear vinyl sheet from you. Do you still carry it.? Not sure what gauge it was.
A shopper on Mar 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The thickest gauge we carry (and have ever carried) is 60. It's not quite 1/8" but it's probably what you got.
How big is your sample size???
A shopper on Mar 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 4" x 4"
I want to use the 40 gage sheet on top of my epoxy garage floor . I would put it under my car. Would that work to ensure stains are prevented?Would the ends remain flat to avoid tripping?
Thanks for your help
A shopper on Mar 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It should be fine I was very pleased with product. I don’t think the edges will curl up, but, who knows?
I need 36 feet can you get on one rool?
A shopper on Mar 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: For stock inquiries, please contact our customer service at either or 877-781-2967 Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm EST.
Are all your 40 gauge rolls 54" wide?
A shopper on Feb 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: That's correct.


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Exactly the Right Thickness
I used the vinyl to make storm enclosures for the bottom screen sections of a porch. The idea is to keep leaves and snow from coming into the porch during the winter I used fasteners so tithe vinyl sheets can be removed during the summer months I ordered just enough material to cover12 sections plus a piece to used to experiment ( messed up)
October 14, 2017
1 year ago
Exellent product! !! Need to get some more.
December 18, 2016
over 2 years ago
Product came promptly.
October 8, 2016
over 2 years ago
40 gauge vinyl
This was perfect for under my bird cage! Unfortunately we have carpeting,and this is great for droppings and seeds.etc. easy to clean and looks nice. Now I must order more. Would even be good for over any wood flooring too! So pleased.??
September 12, 2017
1 year ago
clear vinyl
material was as expected. It was easy to work with and signifcantly reduced repair cost for pet door.
August 14, 2017
1 year ago
40 guage very nice
Excellent vinyl very thick
August 15, 2017
1 year ago
Great product. Top quality for waterproofing a shed.
Good and sturdy. I applied it to the top and sides of a long rectangular outdoor shed with an electric staple gun. It has kept the shed dry through 2 hard winters so far. Much less expensive than hiring a roofer. Great product. Not a single tear.
October 6, 2018
over 2 years ago
HD Clear vinyl
Was exactly as described on web site. Used it to make a enclosure for my compact Kabota tractor to protect me from the elements this winter when I am out plowing snow. Is very clear and was easy to work with. Was cheaper than a local store.
October 28, 2018
2 months ago
Fabulous. So glad I? did this.
Used the vinyl to cover screen door with a dog door built in. Working great! Keeps cold air out and house warm. Makes my life and dogs easier!
November 19, 2017
1 year ago
All aspects five stars, price, communication, packing, fast shipping and an excellent product.

Who could ask for more
August 13, 2017
1 year ago