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Strandwoven Flooring


Strandwoven flooring is made with layers of different wood fibers, such as bamboo, poplar or mulberry. It can be two and a half times as hard as oak and exponentially more stable.

Sustainable Flooring’s Strandwoven® Bamboo, for example, is made from rapidly-renewable, ”mature” compressed bamboo fibers that are sourced from a “five-farmer” bamboo cooperative, set up to solely supply Sustainable Flooring’s manufacturer. This cooperative harvests only “mature” bamboo stock that has grown five to eight years, and then processes this material within 3 days of cutting to ensure color clarity and maximum hardness. The “strands” are coated in a low-VOC and EO phenolic resin, and compressed into a compressed composite bamboo log. The log is kiln-dried, cured, and milled into one of the most durable flooring products known. The color of the LIGHT is the select range of the “natural” colored bamboo strands, and is solid throughout.


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