Reasons for choosing Butyl pond liner for your garden pond

Butyl pond liner is a rubber material with superior physical characteristics. Available in a choice of two thicknesses for garden pond, lake, lagoon and reservoir installations. Butyl 0.75mm is recommended for most flat sheet lined garden ponds installed above a protective underlay liner.

Butyl 1.0mm is generally used for the making of box-welded pond liners and more demanding liner installations.

Butyl rubber,  also called isobutylene-isoprene rubber,  is a synthetic rubber produced by copolymerizing isobutylene with small amounts of isoprene. Butyl is valued for its chemical inertness, impermeability to gases, and weather ability hence it’s success as a pond liner. 


Superior properties of Butyl pond liner 

  1. Durability and hardiness 
  2. Strength
  3. Elasticity
  4. UV resistance
  5. Flexibility

Butyl pond liners are more expensive relative to other choices on the market, however many landscapers are still choosing to use Butyl due to it’s high specifications reducing the risk of damage and resulting pond liner replacement. Increased prices within the oil industry have resulted in the higher cost of Butyl. 

The cost of a Butyl pond liner in the UK differs from one supplier to the next. For example a 3m x 2.5m liner varies in price from £47.65 (Liners Online price) to £66.99/7.5 m2. Liners Online have dropped their price significantly to help those wanting to line their pond with Butyl rubber liner for all it’s superior qualities. To make the most of this special offer, visit our our website and add in the liner dimensions required. For tailored-to-fit pond liners, contact us on 01526 399033 to discuss your pond design dimensions and requirements.

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