AIR BACKED FOAM

CPI Marine Air Backed Foam is made of urethane-coated nylon fabric. They are heat-welded, have double-taped seams and have solid rubber rope strips. Attachment flaps with different rope diameters or without rope are available. They are available in the standard colors of gray, orange, black, red & yellow by special order, and custom colors are available in large quantity orders.

Air-Backed Foam Collar Specs

Outer Fabric

  • 40 oz/sq yd urethane-coated polyester fabric

  • Heat welded and double taped seams

  • 1/2 inch diameter solid PVC extruded rope [rope bolt attachments]

  • Attachment flaps with various rope diameters or without rope are available

  • Standard colors are gray, orange and black

  • Custom colors available

Foam

  • 2.2 lbs/cu ft closed-cell polyethylene [PE] foam

  • Natural color [Off White]

  • Water absorption less than 0.3 lbs/sq ft exposed/Less than 3% by volume

  • Completed foam sections heat-welded and hot-wired shaped to finished profile

Air Bladder

  • Sits in behind the polyethylene foam enabling the collar to give when used primarily as a bumper

  • Heavy duty and wear resistant urethane film construction

  • Heat-welded seams

  • Usually one or two bladders are used per port/starboard side of the boat

  • Remote topping valve accessible from outside of the collar

  • Custom valve arrangements or configurations available