Constructed from #42 HDPE(High Density Polyethylene). For youth through commercial applications, will protect your pitcher or pitching machine UV & Weather protection is embedded during extrusion, Not a cheap coating that will flake off in a couple of years. Net should last 10 to 12 years. We believe this is the best L-Screen for the dollar value on the market today. Why buy from us. We are a family business started by my grandfather over 50 years ago. We intend on being in business for another 50 years. We have over 20 years' experience with netting & have shipped to 10s of thousands of customers worldwide. We only sell quality, well made products.