Floteak Material Properties
DIY applications and uses
Floteak is an ideal product for replacing old and tired cockpit seats of sailboats, cockpit floors, as well as larger projects like swimming pools, conservatories etc
Floteak is a product composed of a mixture of Cork Granules and Rubber which has been compressed into 1 metre wide sheets. The product has 2mm caulking grooves at 50mm intervals that can be filled with caulking product to create the traditionally styled panels. Floteak is environmentally friendly and a sustainable alternative to PVC synthetic teak and is sold off a 1 metre wide roll up to 11 metres long. This can be used to create unmargined panels or simple rectangular margined panels.
For more complex panels Floteak is also available in a plain format without the caulking grooves in sheet form either 2 metres x 1 metre or 3 metres x 1 metre in size. These sheets can be rolled or laid flat. Curved margins can be cut into the plain material to create more intricate panels by hand. Alternatively, it is possible to create intricate caulking channel designs on the panel using simple CNC machinery including logos etc.
Floteak is a Non Slip Decking Product that is always comfortable to walk on in any weather
The Panels are Stain Resistant and Practically Maintenance Free.Fully UV stable.Looks like Teak Decking.
It is both Resistant to impact and Flexible to work with. Other beneficial properties include Thermal Insulation reducing condensation with in the Boat and Sound Insulation properties reducing that unwanted Engine Noise. The material is also Lightweight for easy transportatation.