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Marine Vinyl vs. Standard Vinyl

Marine Vinyl and standard vinyl are really the same thing, except marine-grade vinyl has two extra features. It has additional UV protection to prevent the color from fading in sunlight. And it also has antibacterial and antifungal additives to make it mildew resistant.

Marine vinyl is great for any outdoor application or anywhere else it would be exposed to direct sunlight or moisture. Uses include outdoor seating, awnings, and boat cushions, but you can also use it indoors.

Marine-grade does not necessarily mean higher quality than standard vinyl, just that it’s UV and mildew resistant.

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How can I take regular vinyl and make it marine vinyl?
A shopper on Oct 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: There may be some sort of finish you can spray on it but we don't have any suggestions.
How can have your catalog of vinyl?
A shopper on Feb 28, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We sell it online, but don't have a catalog. You can order samples of most of our vinyls.
What type of vinyl should I use on an RV doghouse (engine cover inside the RV). Is marine vinyl nesseccary?
Roni W on Feb 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, marine vinyl isn't necessary for this.
Does marine vinyl come in the color purple?
A shopper on Nov 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, see below.
Spradling Navigator Soft Purple Passion Vinyl
Spradling Navigator Soft Purple Passion Vinyl