Marine & Boat building

Manlapene™ HDPE Sheets used for:

  • boat main deck
  • boat lower deck
  • complete boat

Benefits of the Manlapene™ HDPE material:

  • Strong building material
  • Very light weight; floats on water
  • UV protected and waterproof
  • Does not rot, mould, splinter, swell or rust
  • Easy to fabricate with simple woodworking tools
  • Easy to transport due to light weight
  • Does not deteriorate; long lasting for many years
  • Easy to keep clean
  • Termite, fire, heat and chemical retardant
  • 100% recyclable and eco-friendly
  • Colours do not fade

Comparison with alternative materials:


  • will rot, splinter and deteriorate
  • will mould and is difficult to keep clean
  • is more expensive, requires coating, finishing
  • has to be replaced after certain amount of usage
  • is cost ineffective
  • absorbs water


  • will rust
  • are more expensive
  • are very heavy to transport
  • are strong, but Manlapene™ HDPE can replace many metals’ applications in a cost effective manner because it is strong as well

Manlapene™ HDPE does not pose these problems and is a very suitable building material to be used for the construction sector, because of the various reasons mentioned.