Basically, the "hole" it's going into. For example, the J bead is shaped to fit into the coping that is shaped to fit a J bead. J bead is different from a regular bead. A regular bead's coping does kinda looks like a sideways U.
The difference in the beads is courtesy of the manufacturers. Some just had to be different.
J bead and U beads go over the wall.No coping.
There are some beads called Universal beads that fit into a groove in the coping or overlap the wall.
Typical above ground beading is a K bead
See this link: http://www.backyardcitypools.com/vinyl-pool-liners/Mil-Vs-Gauge.htm
I read a magazine that talked about above ground pool liners. Where can I get some above ground pool liners?
While fitting in my new pool, I was instructed by my pool construction workers to get some pool liners for my pool. What does a pool liner do?
You can find affordable pool liners in Costa Mesa, California at Linerworld, Pool Deals and Swimming Pool Liners which are all online retailers that deliver affordable pool liners to this location.
My friend suggested that I should buy pool liners. What exactly are those?
Our pool liner is ripped and needs to be replaced. Where can we purchase liners for an above ground pool?
no because then it will float.Correct AnswerI have over 30 years experience in the pool industry. I have no idea what the previous answer is trying to say. The fact is, the liner is the same material but they are made to fit a specific size and type of pool. Above ground pools use liners that either lock into a bead around the pool or they overlap the wall. Inground pools only use liners that lock into a bead. Regardless, if the liner is not made to fit the pool you want to use it in, it can not be made to fit. So, the short answer is...no.
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I am looking for a company that deal in pool liners. Where would I go on the Internet to find them?
I would like to modify my pool. Where can I find information online on above ground pool liners?
The wrinkle in pool liners causes due to following reasons Pool chemicals - The High chlorine and low pH cause vinyl liners to contract and form the wrinkle. Underground water
Liners for pools usually have a warranty up to 20 years. Fiberglass usually offers a 10 year warranty. Judging from the warranty liners last two times longer.