Synthetic teak that glows in the dark. Brilliant or useless?


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Why replace teak on deck with a much lighter, cheaper and more practical product that also lights up in the dark? Let’s try to explain, trying to understand why Synteak of Trento , the European benchmark in synthetic teak distribution, decided to focus on this product.


The composite or synthetic alternative

Synteak distributes an American product called PlasDECK®, it is produced in Akron, the “rubber capital of the world,” and also of plastic polymer in the heart of Ohio. This product, similar to teak only in look, maintains excellent grip both dry and wet, requires virtually no maintenance, is super easy to clean easily, and heats up very little in the sun. Fully synthetic or in its composite variant, PlasDECK® is the true alternative to natural teak, which is certainly beautiful but impractical on a number of occasions.

Lights up in the dark: useless or brilliant?

Let’s start by saying that this is an invention that has won a major award for innovation and safety on board: the Miami Innovation Award. This product during the day Are charged by absorbing sunlight through clear joints which at night release a blue light. Escapes “glow in the dark” can also be made just at strategic points on the boat, such as steps or walkways, to improve visibility in dangerous areas and avoid falls and slips on board. We think it’s a great idea, the light doesn’t bother and most importantly we don’t have to light the whole deck. It becomes very useful for those who have dangerous spots in the boat, or careless guests.

What are you waiting for to change the teak?

In Synteak’s booth at Milan Yachting Week you will find the form to send an email now and request information directly to the distributor of this product!



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