Surprisingly soft, yet incredibly slip-resistant, Raptor FlatStock consists of large sheets of a durable EVA foam with a self-adhesive backing.
FlatStock is intended for more ambitions customers who want to create a custom fitted, soft, non-skid decking layout. Raptor FlatStock is easy to customize with a razor knife and a ruler — making it ideal for larger or irregular shaped surfaces in need of non-skid or cushioning.
We offer 2 mm FlatStock sheets approximately 4 ft x 8-1/2 ft, available in black with a smooth finish, or gray with a grooved surface.
5 mm grooved FlatStock is available in sheets approximately 2-1/2 ft x 8 ft by special order; please inquire at 800-426-6930.
Much more comfortable than other non-skid options, Raptor FlatStock feels more like a cushion — but with equal or superior non-skid characteristics.
Additionally, it is much easier on clothing and bare feet than abrasive non-skid surfaces.
This makes FlatStock unrivaled for both racing and for leisure or cruising applications.
Extensively tested, FlatStock is durable in terms of both foam integrity and color stability. With reasonable care, you can expect it to last for many years of weekend use, or 3 to 5 seasons of intensive racing.
The amazing comfort and superior non-skid benefits of Raptor FlatStock make it an obvious choice over similar-looking competing products.
• Superior traction
• Does not absorb water
• Excellent UV resistance
• Forgiving, cushioned surface is extremely comfortable - you can even use it for seating surfaces
• Ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) closed-cell foam construction - similar in feel to a yoga mat surface
• Extremely light weight compared to similar products, making it ideal for high performance racing boats and other weight-sensitive applications
• Easy to clean with soap and water; use a soft bristle brush, if necessary
• Raptor maintains an extensive library of deck patterns for individual boat designs; please inquire
• Extensive warranty program
Reliable 3M adhesive backing makes for easy peel-and-stick application. Installation is much easier than other products that require glues and extensive curing times.
Bonds to metal, wood, gelcoat, and fiberglass.
Should it ever become necessary, Raptor FlatStock is specifically engineered to be replaceable - just peel or scrape it off. The adhesive is sticky enough to outlive the foam upper, but will not stain or damage the deck. Any adhesive residue can be easily removed using mild cleaning products. We recommend Mer-Maid’s Citrus Wonder, or 3M Citrus Based Adhesive Remover.
An aside — Here at Fisheries Supply, we installed some of this material - in the form of a Raptor Step Pad - right at the entrance door of our retail store back in February of 2014. After 8 months of heavy foot and shopping cart traffic (it's now October), the pad is showing some small signs of wear - a knick or two around the edges - but is in remarkably good shape. Honestly, given how soft the Raptor feels, this amazing level of durability came as quite a surprise. We're very impressed. You should try it.