Flexamat

Flexamat

Flexamat
Living Shoreline Solution

Living Shoreline Solution

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Coastal Installation Flexamat Plus

Coastal Installation Flexamat Plus

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Helicopter transporting Flexamat rolls

Helicopter transporting Flexamat rolls

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Flexamat Installation

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  • Decide which Flexamat option is best for the site. 

  • Order Flexamat - material weighs 10lbs./square foot. Order rolls that equipment can safely handle

  • Have installation crew watch videos on Flexamat YouTube Channel 

  • Plan staging area for Flexamat

  • Prepare subgrade prior to installation – remove stumps, rocks, soil, etc for a smooth surface

  • Seed and fertilizer prior to installation of Flexamat

  • Clevis shackle of appropriate weight rating for connecting to D-ring on the bucket.

  • Swivel and rigging with latched sling hooks of appropriate weight rating.

  • Manhole cover hooks - used for adjusting Flexamat as needed during installation

  • Lifting straps 

  • The smooth (toothless) bucket on an excavator or a modified bucket (refer to install videos) 

  • 18” U-Anchors, stainless steel zip ties, or earth percussion anchors

  • Underlayment splices for seams

  • Gloves, rakes, and shovels 

  • Chop saw if cutting is required