Clear Vinyl Rolls/Sheet: 10, 16, 20, 30, 40, 60, 80 Gauge

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Clear Vinyl Double Polished For Crystal Clear Viewing (54" & 72" Wide). $3.75/Yard (Save More On Full Rolls). Marine Grade UV Treated, Waterproof, Durable, Flexible and Cuts Easily. Perfect for Flexible Windows, Porch Enclosures, Greenhouses, Boat/Auto Windows, Barriers, Doggy Doors. Clear Marine Vinyl Available in 10, 12, 16, 20, 30, 40, 60 and 80 Gauge Thickness. Use our thickness guide below to help you choose the best thickness for your project. Whether its 16 20 or 80 gauge our guide will direct you accordingly.

"By the yard" purchases will be a continuous roll up to the full roll length for the gauge specified.

99% of our clear vinyl has great clarity, but we did get a few shipments of products with some slight blemishes and have some slight distortion and lines. This clear vinyl is marked "Blemishes" with a great discount. This is perfect for people who want to save money. It's also great for greenhouses, chicken coops and doggy doors.

Need help figuring out how much clear vinyl you need for your project? Try our new Clear Vinyl Project Calculator.

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Length 54" (Length x Width) 72" (Length x Width)
1 Yard 36"x54" 36"x72"
2 Yards 72"x54" 72"x72"
3 Yards 108"x54" 108"x72"
4 Yards 144"x54" 144"x72"
5 Yards 180"x54" 180"x72"
6 Yards 216"x54" 216"x72"
7 Yards 252"x54" 252"x72"
8 Yards 288"x54" 288"x72"
9 Yards 324"x54" 324"x72"
10 Yards 360"x54" 360"x72"
11 Yards 396"x54" 396"x72"
12 Yards 432"x54" 432"x72"
13 Yards 468"x54" 468"x72"
14 Yards 504"x54" 504"x72"
15 Yards 540"x54" 540"x72"
16 Yards 576"x54" 576"x72"
17 Yards 612"x54" 612"x72"
18 Yards 648"x54" 648"x72"
19 Yards 684"x54" 684"x72"
20 Yards 720"x54" 720"x72"
Length 54" (Length x Width) 72" (Length x Width)
10 Gauge 4320"(120 Yards) x 54" 3600"(100 Yards) x 72"
12 Gauge 3600"(100 Yards) x 54" Not Available
16 Gauge 2952"(82 Yards) x 54" Not Available
18 Gauge 2160"(60 Yards) x 54" Not Available
20 Gauge 2232"(62 Yards) x 54" 1872"(52 Yards) x 72"
30 Gauge 792"(22 Yards) x 54" 2232"(33 Yards) x 72"
40 Gauge 720"(20 Yards) x 54" 900"(25 Yards) x 72"
60 Gauge 792"(22 Yards) x 54" Not Available
80 Gauge 360"(10 Yards) x 54" Not Available
Thickness Measurement Uses
10 Gauge (Thinnest) Thickness of shower curtain
0.25mm (10 Mil) 0.01" (1/100) This Clear Vinyl is often used in porch enclosures that need to be installed with spline. This is also used for barriers, table coverings, school bulletin board covers, shower curtains, furniture covers, art projects, tent windows, clear stadium bags, bag liners and purses.
12 Gauge 0.30mm (12 Mil) 0.012" (3/250) This clear vinyl is slightly thicker than the 10 Gauge clear vinyl. It is also often used in porch enclosures that need to be installed with spline. This is also used for barriers, table coverings, school bulletin board covers, shower curtains, furniture covers, art projects, tent windows, clear stadium bags, bag liners and purses.
16 Gauge 1/2 credit card thickness
0.40mm (16 Mil) 0.016" (2/125) This has been a popular option for safety barriers. This is a cheaper option for windows and porch enclosures that need spline. This is a great option for greenhouses as well. It's a thinner product which makes it more pliable. It's also a little cheaper and lighter weight which makes it a good option for people with a tight budget. This is also used for barriers, table coverings, school bulletin board covers, shower curtains, furniture covers, art projects, tent windows, clear stadium bags, bag liners and purses. Good for stretching across greenhouse frame.
18 Gauge 0.45mm (18 Mil) 0.018" (9/500) The clear 18 gauge sometimes feels like a lost middle child. It's less popular than the 16 Gauge and 20 Gauge. For people who want a product really close to a 20G this is fractionally thinner and is a little cheaper option for you. This is also used for barriers, table coverings, school bulletin board covers, shower curtains, furniture covers, art projects, tent windows, clear stadium bags, bag liners and purses. Good for stretching across greenhouse frame.
20 Gauge 2/3 credit card thickness
0.50mm (20 Mil) 0.02" (1/50) This Clear Vinyl is often used in porch enclosures that need to be installed with spline. This is also used for barriers (good for gym barriers), table coverings, school bulletin board covers, shower curtains, furniture covers, art projects, tent windows and purses. Good for stretching across greenhouse frame.
30 Gauge Thickness of credit card
0.75mm (30 Mil) 0.03" (3/100) This clear vinyl's thickness is approximately the same thickness as a credit card. This is our top selling item for porch enclosures (stapled, grommets, screws/nails). It's also great for barriers, golf cart windows, RV camper tent windows, seat covers, and greenhouse coverings. Good for stapling or screwing into greenhouse frames.
40 Gauge 1.00mm (40 Mil) 0.04" (1/25) This is one of our thickest and affordable vinyls. If you want to retain more heat in your porch this is perfect for you (stapled, grommets, screws/nails). It's also great for Barriers, Biminis, Marine enclosures, sail windows, dodgers, jeep/convertible windows, carpet/floor protection. This is our most popular option for boat marine enclosures. Good for stapling or screwing into greenhouse frames.
60 Gauge Thickness of penny
1.50mm (60 Mil) 0.06" (1/16) The 60 Gauge is a very popular option for boat enclosures. It's thicker and more heavy duty. It's also used as barriers. Since it's thicker it's really good at making porch enclosures warmer. It's also great for Barriers, Biminis, Marine enclosures, sail windows, dodgers, jeep/convertible windows, carpet/floor protection. Good for stapling or screwing into frames. Good for table top protection pad cut to tabletop size (not for draping down).
80 Gauge (Thickest) Thickness of door key
2.00mm (80 Mil) 0.08" (2/25) The 80 Gauge is our thickest vinyl. Since it's also thicker it's really good at making porch enclosures warmer. It's also great for floor protection as it is heavier and lays flat better. This is also a popular option for Pet Doors. It's also great for Barriers, Biminis, Marine enclosures, sail windows, dodgers, jeep/convertible windows, carpet/floor protection. Good for stapling or screwing into greenhouse frames. Good for table top protection pad cut to tabletop size (not for draping down). Also used in heavy duty warehouse door flaps.
PRODUCT DOUBLE POLISHED EXTRUDED
UV RESISTANT 500 HOURS
COLD CRACK -40F (CFFA - 6A)
SAFE FOR KIDS CPSIA/REACH COMPLIANT (16 CFR 1303)
PHR LEVEL 44 PHR
ROLL WIDTH 54" and 72"
PLASTICIZER DOTP DIOCTYL TEREPHTHALATE

How Do I Order Clear Marine Vinyl?

This item is sold by the linear yard or full roll. Select the product you need in the drop-down menu. Select "By The Yard" if you don't want a full roll. This will come in one continuous piece. It is sold as a linear yard. 1 yard would be 36" inches long by 54" or 72" wide which can also be seen in the product selected. 2 yards would be 72" long by 54" or 72" wide. etc. See the Length Guide for additional examples. If you want a full roll, select that option instead. You usually get a better discount on a full roll. Once you select the product change the "Quantity" to how many yards or rolls you need and add the items to your cart.

What is Clear Vinyl?

Clear Vinyl is 54" or 72" Wide and is Double Polished For Crystal Clear Viewing. Prices as low as $2.75 Per Yard. It's Easy to Cut and Sew and is Perfect for Windows, Porch Enclosures, Boat/Auto Windows, Barriers, Table Coverings and Much More. Comes in 10, 12, 16, 20, 30, 40, 60 and 80 Gauge thickness. It is a PVC plastic that is extruded out of a machine into different thicknesses or gauges. It is flexible, durable and highly transparent. Not all clear vinyl is created equal. Some clear vinyl can have distortion, waves and air bubbles. Some clear vinyl may be opaque and not be see through like a painter’s tarp commonly found at home depot. We pride ourselves on having some of the highest level of optically clarity clear vinyl in the marketplace. Our product is manufactured with a patent pending water bath technology that cools the product faster creating incredible visibility. It’s not perfect, but it’s really impressive.

What makes Clear Marine Vinyl different from Regular Vinyl?

Clear Vinyl can also have additional additives added to it to give it different properties. Things like color additives, UV stabilizers, Cold Crack stabilizers and Fire Retardant are only some of the many additives that can be used to make some clear vinyl’s different than regular vinyl’s.

What is Clear Vinyl Made Of?

There are also different types of plasticizers that can be used to make clear vinyl. These plasticizers are important to consider. Many of the plasticizers can contain lead and phthalates many which can be harmful. We make sure to use a DOTP plasticizer which is the safest in the market which is lead and phthalate free. Another difference that can be found between different clear vinyl’s is the PHR value. This number determines how hard or soft the plastic will come on the roll. Some plastics can be stiff and less flexible than others. We have found a PHR of 44 works best for most people but different companies use different PHR values.

Does Fire Retardant keep clear vinyl from melting?

No clear vinyl will still melt in high heat environments. The Fire Retardant makes it safer for indoor and outdoor applications preventing fires from spreading quickly. Many commercial building codes require this higher level of fire retardant to keep people safe.

Can double polished clear vinyl come wider than 72 inches?

We have talked to over 100 manufacturers and they have all told us they simply don't make machines large enough to produce larger vinyl. It took us years to find a factory that could produce the 72" vinyl. The only way to make it larger is to make it incredibly thin like a painters tarp you would find at a Home Depot which is not suitable for windows. The other way to make it wider is to heat seal the panels together which is not seamless and requires a $50,000 machine.

What is the thickest clear vinyl?

80 Gauge is the thickest clear vinyl we offer. Clear vinyl and plastic is measured differently than metal. The smaller the gauge for clear vinyl the thinner. The higher the number the thicker. Will clear vinyl shrink? Clear Vinyl will shrink about 1-3%. Overtime the plasticizers inside the vinyl dry out. As that happens it causes the vinyl to slightly shrink and tighten up. High heat environments will usually cause it to dry out a little faster (Example: storing it in a hot attic). The clear vinyl will also shrink a little after it is unrolled for the first time. The manufacturing machines wind the rolls so tightly they need about 24 hours to relax to remove the stress built up in the roll. If the product is stored in a hot area like an attic the product can shrink almost 2"-4" as it dries the product out even faster.

What are the benefits to clear vinyl?

Extremely Clear, UV Resistant, Water Resistant, Highly Flexible, Durable and Strong and Easy To Clean

How do you clean clear marine vinyl?

Dish soap and fresh water is the best way to clean marine vinyl. There are also some products like 303 Clear vinyl cleaner/protectant, and our top choice IMAR Cleaners. DO NOT use harsh cleaners like Windex or bleach as those cleaners will harm the vinyl. Start by cleaning with a soft cloth with mild dish detergent to make warm soapy water. If needed you can purchase vinyl cleaner and restorative products from 3M or 303 Marine for additional cleaning needs.

What is the best way to store clear vinyl?

When storing your vinyl products first make sure the vinyl is clean and dry. For best results roll material back onto the cardboard tube it was shipped to you on. DO NOT put any packaging materials or paper interleaved with the vinyl. Store the rolled up product in a climate controlled environment in a vertical position.

What is clear vinyl used for?

Marine/Boat Enclosure Windows, Porch/Patio Enclosures, Safety Barriers (office, counters, gym/warehouse dividers, Greenhouses, Restaurant Enclosures, Golf Cart and UTV Enclosures, Tent/yurt windows, Table Coverings/Pads, School Bulletin Board Covers, Shower Curtains, Furniture Covers, Art Projects, Clear Stadium Bags, Bag Liners and Purses, Pet Doors, Chicken Coops, Cleanrooms and any other window applications.

What is the difference between Mils, MM, Gauge and Inches?

Mils and Gauges are often times used interchangeably. Technically speaking they are fractionally different. Mils are usually 6-12% thicker than a gauge. Since more people look for clear vinyl by “Gauge” we promote it as gauge, but we always make the vinyl to be the same thickness or slightly more as if it were a Mil. We like to over deliver as much as possible. The truest measurement we use is millimeters. The Thickness Guide above translates our gauges into millimeters for people as it’s the truest most accurate number for our vinyl. Saying that clear vinyl is an expandable product so it’s never exactly the same thickness, but we do check every batch to ensure accuracy and consistency as close as possible.

This clear marine vinyl is double polished for optimal clarity. It is manufactured using water bath technology which is a method used to produce extremely clear vinyl. This Clear Vinyl also holds up in extremely cold conditions with a -40F Cold Crack.

*30 Gauge (Minor Defect) - The roll has small blemishes caused by air bubbles getting trapped in the roll during production randomly through the roll. Overall it it is very clear and great quality. The imperfections are not extremely noticeable, but it is not 100% to our standards. It doesn't meet our standards of clarity for our premium product line. This is sold "as is" with no refunds.

The Clear Choice For Clear Vinyl

This clear vinyl is double polished for optimal clarity and is perfect for windows and porch enclosures. This product is UV treated (500+ hours) and is built for the outdoors. This vinyl cuts and sews easily. This product is very durable, flexible and waterproof. It also has a cold crack rating of -40F (CFFA - 6A). This product can also be printed. The tinted vinyl reduces the amount of light passing through it by 50%.

Clear Vinyl Siding

Pliable

Easiliy Rolls - Easily Installed - No Problem

Durable

Extreme Winds, Extreme Cold - No Problem

Super Clear

Double Polished, Crystal Clear - No Problem

Clear Vinyl Tips

This material will slightly shrink over time (roughly 1-3%). It is best to unroll the roll slightly and let the material rest overnight before measuring and cutting to give the material a chance to slightly relax. Some rolls come with paper between each layer to help make the material easier to handle. Do not store the roll with this paper as it can cause the vinyl to become foggy and distorted. Do Not Store in high heat areas like an attic or shed.

Window Installation Tips: A heat gun or steamer will soften the vinyl to help get a nice clean stretch for your window applications. Some people install the vinyl with grommets, washers, and screws, while others build wood frames and staple the vinyl directly to the frame.

If you have any questions about how much vinyl you need or what thickness will work best for your project or you need some tips for installation of your clear vinyl give us a call at 312-300-6737 and our vinyl experts can help answer your questions. This blog post we created also has helpful Clear Vinyl Tips.


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08/10/2022
WB
William B.
United States

Product was awesome, worked perfect for drip rail on my boat!

Awesome!! Product was awesome, worked perfect for drip rail on my boat!

08/10/2022
DJ
Daniel J.
United States United States

Great quality and well protected in shipping.

The clear vinyl is good quality and was packaged very well to prevent damage. It was wrapped in paper and extra vinyl to protect the main roll. Thanks!

08/06/2022
JM
John M.
United States United States

I made storm windows out of it.

It’s an awesome product. I really like it. Haven’t put it to use yet cuz it’s still 90 degrees hear. The only downside is there’s no way to know how much is put on the roll of scratched or flawed to protect the good stuff. Still awesome stuff I would buy this product again hands down.

08/05/2022
WG
Whacha G.
United States United States

My go to place for vinyl

I am a repeat customer and always get exactly what I order in a timely manner.

08/05/2022
GH
Gary H.
United States United States

Great product.

Excellent quality and thickness. And I love the paper between layers. it helps in laying out multiple piles for cutting.

08/03/2022
HH
Hans H.
United States United States

Great solution for a windbreak

We purchased this item to use as a windbreak around our firepit. Our new home receives a lot of wind in the late afternoon and early evening hours and that wind was taking the fun out of sitting outside! We used the 40 grade vinyl and some 1.5" x 1.5" x 8 foot tall posts to make a 6 foot tall windscreen wrapping around the firepit behind the circular couch. We really like that it blocks the wind... but we still see the sunset (and get the warmth of the sun) through the vinyl.

08/02/2022
SF
Steven F.
United States United States

Replaced Lani screen

20mil clear vinyl was perfect to replace screen on out back lani as part of remodeling project to seal the area and have year round usage!!!

08/01/2022
BG
Bob G.
United States United States

vinyl product is good quality

Nice clear heavy vinyl, used for a water shield. 5 stars.

08/01/2022
MT
M T.
United States United States

Perfect for the job!

We bought this to cover one side of a screened porch door, to stop pollen and dust from constantly making the porch dirty. Cut to size, stapled to the door and finished with a narrow wooden trim to hide the staples, it works perfectly and looks good. The vinyl is a good weight too, not at all flimsy, and will hold its shape well without sagging or stretching. Very happy with the purchase.

07/30/2022
MS
Matt S.
United States United States

Great for sunroom windows

I have a sunroom that has clear vinyl windows. One of them finally ripped after 20 years. I went to the sunroom manufacturer's parts site and a sheet of 36" x 54" 10MM thick (1 yard) was $35. This is about enough to do 2 windows and I needed to do 4 in total. So I searched the web and came across MarineVinylFabric.com. They had what I needed in various thicknesses so I went with the 16MM for my windows and it was about $4 a yard. I bought 5 yards and the total with shipping was about $50. The vinyl was well packaged on a roll with a very thick piece of vinyl wrapped around it to protect it. It was very easy to replace the worn out pieces and since it's thicker I'm sure it will stand up for many years to come.

07/29/2022
CL
Chad L.
United States United States

Was great would definitely use it again easy application nice material

07/25/2022
SM
Susan M.
United States United States

Clear Vinyl

The clear vinyl has work wonders for a garden to block the wind. Ordering was a breeze and shipping. This is the second time we have ordered from MarineVinylFabric. Highly recommend.

07/25/2022
JV
James V.
United States United States

clear vinyl order

good customer service. fast delivery. i had a problem with my order and they sent me material to solve it immediately.

07/24/2022
AB
Alan B.
United States United States

Marine type vinyl

Very pleased with the vinyl. Much better than the vinyl at Joann fabrics.

07/24/2022
CW
Cornelius W.
United States United States

Hot Tub Windows

I had to replace a couple of vinyl windows in our hot tub enclosure. I was able to purchase what I needed without buying an exorbitant amount of material.

07/22/2022
JF
Joesph F.
United States United States

Great product!

Met every expectation. Served as a great way to winterize my patio.

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