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Frequently Asked Questions

The Plastatech® manufacturing facility is located in Saginaw, MI - in the United States.

Our products are available in black and gray. Additional colors may be available upon request. Contact a Plastatech® representative for more information and to discuss your project's needs.

Plastatech® material can be seamed using thermal fusion - including heat welding and wedge welding - chemical bonding, and through the use of PVC adhesives.

Yes, a material warranty – which does not include the fabrication or installation of Plastatech® products - is available, however, there are guidelines and an application process that must be followed before a warranty is issued. For more information, click here to view a sample warranty and application.

Plastatech® materials are resistant to a wide range of chemicals in various applications. For more information about product data and your specific project needs, please contact a Plastatech representative.

Chemical Compatibilty and Resistance Chart

Key: C = Compatible, M = Moderately Compatible, I = Incompatible

Chemical Effect Chemical Effect
ASTM Fuel A C Chlorine Bleach C
Diesel Fuel C Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) I
Gasoline M Toluene I
Jet Fuel C Xylene I
Kerosene C Tetrahydrofuran (THF) I
Crude Oil C Mineral Spirits C
Motor Oil C Hydrochloric Acid (20%) C
Hydraulic Oil C Sulfuric Acid (20%) C
Corn Oil C Phosphoric Acid C
Methanol C Distilled Water C
Ethanol C Deionized Water C
Isopropyl Alcohol C Municipal Water C
Ethyl Glycol C Sea Water C
Heptane C Waste Water C

There are many benefits to using PVC liners when compared to other materials including greater flexibility, conformity, durability and the ability to custom prefabricate PVC material in a factory environment. For more benefits, check out the Geomembrane Comparison Sheet.

Plastatech® has been manufacturing reinforced, flexible PVC membranes since 1996. With our extensive experience and proven history, we understand that the manufacturing process requires going beyond the ordinary. No matter how challenging the product or application, you can depend on Plastatech to take the extra step to find the answer. This approach has generated our line of industry-leading products.

Plastatech® geomembranes come in a range of thicknesses to meet your project needs. Required material thicknesses are determined by the project engineer and site specific conditions. Contact a Plastatech representative to determine the best material for your specific application.

Plastatech® offers both UV and Non-UV stable geomembranes. UV stable geomembranes from Plastatech can be exposed to direct sunlight, however, the exposed longevity depends on the material selected and location of the project. Contact a Plastatech representative to determine the best material for your specific application.

The project location and installation details will help to determine the expected longevity for the application. Contact a Plastatech® representative to determine the best material for your specific application.

Yes, Plastatech® liners are made with polyethylene or flexible polypropylene, and may expand and contract as the sheet temperature changes.

Plastatech® materials meet a wide variety of PGI and ASTM standards and requirements. Please view our product data sheets or contact a Plastatech representative for more information.