Weight per Square Yard
Filtration
Sun Block
Winter Care
Benefit
Warranty
Size Limit
Cost
Compared To Industry Standards For Similar Material
MeycoLite
4.4 oz
Minimal
95% Shade
Little To None Light Weight and easy to handle. Most versatile.
12
None
$
20% More Yarn, Increased Strength, sunblock and filtering
RuggedMesh
6 oz
Significant
99% Shade
Some; May puddle and hold leaves, needs cleaning. Cleaner pool opening. Less maintenance than a solid cover.
12
2,500 Sq Ft
$$$
Higher Shading, Better Filtering, Increased Tear and Tensile Strength
PermaGuard
10 oz
None
100% Opaque
More; Needs to be cleaned - leaves and dirt may accumulate. Cleanest water*
12
1,800 Sq Ft
$$+
30% Lighter Increased Tear and Tensile Strength

Original U.S. Pat. Nos. 2,958,872 3,042,872 4,497,152 5,025,513 6,886,187 - 99% Shade
*Solid covers without self draining feature require an automatic pump to remove water to meet ASTM safety standards.
Water is cleanest with the automatic pump accessory.