Below you please find the most frequently asked questions regarding our product. If you can’t find the answer to your question, please contact your nearest distributor.
In Americas you should call Flexiteek Americas located in Pompano Beach, Florida. USA. For Oceania you should contact Flexiteek Oceania in Australia.
Adhesive – adhesive bond the panels to the deck. The adhesive bond is very strong, elastic and waterproof. The deck does not have to be drilled for screws or bolts, since the adhesive is applied to the whole surface of the deck.
Caulking – caulking is the actual process of bonding the panels together with a black elastic material. In the actual process of using primer and later caulking, direct sunlight must not shine upon the work in progress.
King plank – a wide panel of 125 mm. Usually you have to cut the centre board or King plank in order to create the correct fitting with the other panels. It is recommended to produce a paper template for such King planks and margin boards, before actually cutting the King plank.
Curing – the new deck from Flexiteek is fully cured when the deck can be cleaned.
Drying time – only when everything is dry after 2 to 3 days can you apply pressure and weight to the deck.
Containers as weights – empty containers 3 or 4 l. Fill these with water, and seal the container.
Foam – filler made of foam. Often used with surfaces of steel or aluminium.
Margin boards – boards at the outer edge of for example the hatch/deck.
Pot time – the time fluid can stay mixed with resin in a pot. Ready to be used.
Simplifying this process was important to us. With pre made mats we have made a complicated craft into an easy operation.DIY. Using a saw on panels of teak is timeconsuming and needs practice No screws, few clamps, much faster method You do not need to be a professional boatbuilder! Saves time and expenses Strips of wood are not flexible and needs adjustment. More complicated process.
Is cutting the Flexiteek easy, and why do I use less quantities of caulking with this system from Flexiteek?
Powerboats – Use the flybridge or the navigation mast to construct a similar structure above.