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Decking made with Moso bamboo wood, available with two non-slip inserts that achieve an initial pendulum test value (PTV) of 85, and a guaranteed PTV of 55 over 10 years.

Features and benefits:

  • Supplied with tongue and groove edging on each end to clink into place and to achieve seamless installations of any length.
  • Boards are extremely stable, achieving Class 1 durability.
  • Expected service life of 35+ years.
  • FSC® certification available on request.


Suitable for use in the following areas:

  • Commercial decks.
  • Access ramps.
  • Pedestrian areas.
  • Hotels.
  • Restaurants.
  • Balconies.
  • Roof gardens.

The boards can be stained or painted.

Decking can be pressure washed. Manufacturer recommends the removal of dirt and mould build-up across the surface every 12-months, using a 150 bar water pressure washer with a fan nozzle at minimum distance of 150 mm.

Standard product features

Size (w x d):

137 x 20 mm.


1850 mm.


Moso bamboo.


Supplied with side grooves, so a secret fix system can be used. Deck clips are then screwed into the joists underneath, with the clip sitting in the side groove to secure the board in place. Bamboo joists are also available so the whole system has the same expected service life and are more economic than composite and aluminium joist systems.

The recommended joist centres for Gripsure Bamboo are 400 mm.

Technical characteristics:

  • Pendulum test value (PTV, to BS 7976: 2002): 85 (minimum).
  • Fire resistance (to BS EN 13501): B.
  • Width and depth tolerance: ±1 mm.


Aggregate inserts:

0.5–1.4 mm double washed and screened Guyanan Calcined Bauxite with a minimum PSV of 70.

NBS Specification

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45-45-95/335 Softwood deck boards

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Gripsure (UK) Ltd


+44 (0)1726 844616

Product reference

Gripsure Bamboo




[Dark brown]
[Light brown]

Aggregate inserts

[Not required]
Available grey or black; insert requirement.

Manufacturer details

Unit 2,
Rockhill Business Park,
Higher Bugle,
St Austell,
Cornwall, PL26 8RA
Tel +44 (0)1726 844616
Fax +44 (0)1726 844945
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