Floteak Material Properties
Floteak is a 100% natural product composed of a mixture of Cork Granules and Rubber which has been compressed into 1 metre wide sheets. The Sheets are machined with caulking grooves ready for caulking for use in the Marine and Leisure Industry. It is environmentally friendly and a sustainable alternative to PVC synthetic teak.
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.
Floteak is sold in 1 metre wide 5mm thick rolls x 11 metres long. This lends itself to routering 2mm caulking grooves that can be filled with caulking product to create a deck panel. Alternatively, caulking channels can be created and panels made to shapes on a CNC machine. The rolls can also be cut into strips and shaped into a swept deck as found on traditional sailboats.