Officials at Houston, Texas-based U.S. company Reef Industries said they are “proud” of their Permalon, a uniquely designed high-density polyethylene geomembrane that is ideal for the most demanding containment applications, such as irrigation and aquaculture liners and stormwater tank liners. According to studies conducted by Reef, no material offers a better balance of properties or proven performance and reliable durability for the most demanding containment applications than Permalon.
Reef Industries is the developer, manufacturer and marketer of Permalon products and materials, which are backed not only by their broad balance of attributes and properties, but also by their clear advantages for customers, such as high quality, reliable durability, cost savings and customizability, among others. In the aquaculture area, these materials play a key role for the most demanding containment applications, for example, irrigation liners, aquaculture liners and drop-in tank liners.
A wide range of technologies and industrial applications
As explained by Reef Industries experts, reinforced film laminates and composites are essential for a wide range of industrial technologies and applications. In this area, the company plays a key role in the manufacture of these materials, and transforms them into a wide variety of products, material grades, additives and manufacturing capabilities.
According to the company, its manufacturing technique is optimized through the use of impulse, wedge or hot air welding with the goal of producing uniquely configured and fabricated products that meet customer requirements.
Throughout its history in the market, Reef Industries has excelled in the development of materials and products in line with new technologies and innovations that have emerged over the years. As a result, it has developed new product lines that are distributed worldwide and make up its current product portfolio, consisting of Griffolyn, Armorlon, Terra Tape, Banner Guard and Permalon.
The best and most cost-effective weight-to-strength ratio
This material consists of a uniquely designed high-density polyethylene geomembrane and a patented construction that produces the best weight-to-strength ratio available and provides exceptional tear and puncture resistance. Evidence confirms that no material offers a better balance of properties or proven performance and reliable durability for the most demanding containment applications than Permalon.
One of the key features of Permalon is its lightweight, easy-to-handle design. These attributes have been confirmed to ensure a cost-effective installation that offers a considerable advantage in cost reduction for customers. In addition, Permalon products can be custom configured to meet specific project demands and are available in a range of weights and thicknesses.
Overall, the features and balance of properties of Permalon brand products make them a choice that offers the customer the best advantages and benefits, including unmatched quality, a custom-configured product, proven performance, reliable durability, cost savings and versatility.
One of the product categories offered by the Permalon brand is liner materials. These materials are often required for ponds, tanks, raceways and other aquaculture facilities.
“Among its main features are its light weight and ease of handling; it is UV stabilized for durability; custom fabrication and sizes up to one acre are available; it is non-toxic and therefore will not affect crop health; it is available with geotextile compound for difficult soil conditions.“
In addition, Permalon is cold-tested to -60°F for continuous performance in extreme temperatures; its alloyed polyethylene laminate resists punctures and tears for a more secure system.
Perfect for aquaculture producers
According to Reef Industries, Permalon Liner products are the ideal choice for a wide range of applications, including pond and lagoon liners, aquaculture, irrigation liners, flash tanks, secondary containment systems, contaminated soil liner/cover, custom fabricated box/container liners, odor and/or rainwater control, and decontamination pads.
In the case of Drop in tank liners, Permalon guarantees excellent physical properties, exceptional shelf life and is non-toxic to fish. In addition, it is high strength and high performance.
“Reef Industries has also developed accessories for field use that are specially designed to work with Permalon products and materials: pressure sensitive tape, fab tape, bulkhead fitting, plug fitting and tubing.“
Reef Industries has been in business for over 60 years and has been involved in the manufacture of reinforced film laminates and composites since its inception. Its long experience in the market ensures that customers’ needs are always met in a timely and professional manner.