Since we started in business, Timbermat has strived to find the best quality timbers with excellent durable properties for mats. Building long-term relationships with our certified suppliers has ensured a good supply of timber which has been sourced and purchased legally. Below are our most popular timbers and probably the most suited for timber mats.

Tropical Hardwood Ekki Mats

Ekki (Azobe) Mats

Ekki mats are currently the strongest and most durable timber for mats. A Class 1 graded timber with a lifespan of over 50 years even in the poorest of conditions, Ekki is ideal to be used for timber mats in soft wet ground conditions. Due to its popularity and illegal logging the price of Ekki […]

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European Oak Hardwood Mats

European Oak Quercus Petraea

A fairly hard, heavy and dense timber, with high crushing and bending strength, low stiffness and resistance to shock loads. Ideal for timber mats for light to medium construction traffic. Widely available across Europe and with a durability class 2 rating, and can have an average service life of 15-25 years. European Oak mats are […]

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American Oak Quercus Alba

American white Oak is a hard and heavy wood, with low stiffness and medium crushing and bending strength. Manufactured into our thicker heavier mats for medium to heavy construction traffic, crane access and outrigger pads. Imported from North America under their SFI certification (Sustainable Forestry Initiative), guarantees the timber has been farmed and exported legally. […]

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*The service life of timber mats is based on storage, site conditions and correct usage. For advice or further information please use our contact page.

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