Yellow Balau

zoom Gripsures Yellow Balau hardwood decking boards have an earthy yellowish colour tone
Gripsures Yellow Balau hardwood decking boards have an earthy yellowish colour tone The standard hardwood profile is a smooth Yellow Balau board with two non slip strips Gripsure Yellow Balau grooved non slip hardwood decking profile Video

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Yellow Balau

Gripsure's Balau decking is an extremely high-quality timber, ideal for situations where style and appearance are paramount. Extremely strong and hard wearing and with an exceptional 50+ year expected in service life these boards are ideal for any application.

Available as a smooth or a grooved profile

Boards made from Yellow Balau timber

10-year non-slip performance warranty

Finished size of profile: Available at 145mm x 21mm or 28mm

Lengths: Available on request (standard 2 - 4.5M)

Finish: Two non-slip aggregate strips as standard or call to discuss specific requirements

Uses: Commercial decking areas, balconies, ramps, bridges, platforms, steps and jetties

Technical specification

10-year non-slip performance warranty:
Gripsure Hardwood decking comes with a 10-year non-slip guarantee, so when it comes to eliminating the risk of accidents, you can rely on Gripsure to out perform other products 
guaranteed. Initial slip resistance PTV of 85 guaranteed slip resistance after 10 years PTV 55. As measured under BS7976 using the pendulum test (recommended by the HSE) and the guidelines from the UK Slip Resistance Group. 
Gripsure non slip decking boards are extremely durable for all pedestrian applications. Yellow Balau is classified within BS EN 350-2 Class 2 Durable. The bauxite aggregate is extremely abrasion resistant, achieving a value of 1.1 on the MOHS scale. 
Joist centres are recommended to be between 350-400mm, providing the uniform distributed load is 4.0kN/m2 and the joists are graded at C16.
Gripsure have achieved certification under FSC and has been audited and found to meet the requirements of standards FSC- STD-50-001 (Version 1.2) EN and FSC-STD-40-004 (Version 2.1) EN for FSC Chain of Custody Certification. Certificate number: TT-COC-003864 License number: FSC-C109573.
A natural timber finish that will weather to a natural silver colour.
6.7 linear metres per m2
Gripsure’s decking is supplied with tolerances of up to +/- 2mm over the width and depth, and up to +25mm on the length. Precision cross-cutting of lengths is available on request, giving a length tolerance of +/- 1mm. Tolerances for the non slip inserts are +/-2mm for width and height.
Gripsure recommends pre-drilling hardwood decking boards and using Spax stainless steel decking screws to fix boards in place.

Case studies

Lee Valley White Water Centre

Innovative decking completes cafe for water sports centre

Eden Project Canopy Rope Bridge

Gripsure Hardwood non slip decking is keeping explorers on their feet on the Canopy rope bridge and walkway at the Eden Project Cornwall.

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