Polythene Explained

Polythene Explained

Sterilite SuperThermic

Benefits from an 8 year UVI package with a 5 year UVI breakdown guarantee and contains a special anti drip additive (AF) to reduce condensation in the tunnel. It incorporates the latest (MLLDPE) SuperStrength polymer technology to give a film which is stronger and more gale resistant than some films which are up to 50% thicker and with a light transmission of 88%. Its special temperature control properties (TCF) will keep the tunnel cooler in the summer than other thermic or clear films, and because of its exclusive. SuperThermic additive it will be warmer in the winter, extending the growing season into the Autumn and bringing it forward in the Spring. Used by many of the countries organic and exhibition growers it won the Four Oaks Trade Show best new product award 1996 for its ability to reduce Aphids and Whitefly as well as fungal diseases such as downy mildew and botrytis.

SunMaster Diffused

Benefits from an 8 year UVI package with a 5 year UVI breakdown guarantee and contains a special anti drip additive (AF) to reduce condensation in the tunnel. It incorporates the latest (MLLDPE) SuperStrength polymer technology to give a film which is more gale resistant than some films which are up to 50% thicker and with a light transmission of 89 %. It extends the season in the Autumn and brings it forward in Spring and even though it is not a SuperThermic cover it will give some Frost protection as well. It will also be cooler inside your tunnel in hot weather than clear films. Its ability to allow the same amount of UV into the tunnel as your plants get outside gives speedier rooting, and stronger bushier plants. Research has shown that edible crops grown under full UV conditions contain more antioxidants than crops grown under normal polythene or glass.

SunMaster Clear

Benefits from an 8 year UVI package with a 5 year UVI breakdown guarantee and contains a special anti drip additive (AF) to reduce condensation in the tunnel. It incorporates the latest (MLLDPE) SuperStrength polymer technology to give a film which is more gale resistant than some films which are up to 50% thicker and a light transmission of 90%. Its ability to allow the same amount of UV into the tunnel as your plants get outside gives speedier rooting, and stronger bushier plants. Research has shown that edible crops grown under full UV conditions contain more antioxidants than crops grown under normal polythene or glass.

Sunmaster Superthermic

We can supply other types of polythene such as, Sunmaster Superthermic which is similar to the sterilite but allows the UV light through, Smart Blue for growth control without the need for chemicals, Smart Green for shade loving plants, Sunmaster Clear when full sunlight is needed. Please contact us for more details.

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