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Plastic Sheeting that has bubbles that's not bubble wrap?

Posted by Nana Hinsley on Thu, Apr 11, 2013 @ 01:25

Plastic sheeting and greenhouse plastic applications are forever changing and morphing!  Take greenhouse films for example!  The latest greatest way to cover your greenhouse is with Polydress Solawrap.  Polydress Solawrap is changing the way growers are covering their greenhouses. This polyethylene plastic sheeting is filled with thousands of little air-filled bubbles. This design has proven itself in Europe for the last thirty years!  Solawraps air bubble design has led to reported tomato crop advancement in the Mediterranean of three weeks, in wintertime, in an unheated greenhouse compared to standard greenhouse coverings. This unique bubble filled plastic sheeting was tested in the unforeboding heat of Kuwait for 25 years.  In those 25 years this amazing plastic sheeting now named Solawrap withstood the elements and did not become brittle or streak. 

If you are wondering what adding air bubbles can do to sheets of plastic, understand that Solawrap comprises 3 layers of polyethylene film that encloses those air bubbles.  This is what gives Solawrap the remarkable R-value of 1.7.  This same air bubble filled plastic sheeting allows for 83% transparency of sunlight while diffusing 83% of the light. With increased amount of light diffusion plants grow healthier and faster. Normally in the summer many thousands of dollars are spent on shade cloth, however, in Europe, due to the high diffusion rates, only 10% of SolaWrap greenhouses utilizes shade cloths.

Polydress Solawrap

If you would like to learn more about Polydress Solawrap- the air bubble filled plastic sheeting miracle, click here.  You may also ask for samples from our contact us page. 

 
 


Tags: plastic sheeting, Solawrap, Polydress Solawrap, greenhouse covering