What are Interlocking Mats?
Interlocking mats are flooring products made of EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate), Rubber, TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer) or PE (Polyethylene) with interlocking edge pattern.
Mats are first made in big sizes and then die cut to the required size and with edge pattern.
Interlocking Mats are manufactured with a wide range of bright colors to be aesthetically suitable to modern consumer needs. They are typically advantageous for its portability.
They can be transported and easily installed without any professional help.
Interlocking edges create a seamless and continuous surface similar to the laying of tiles.
Features of Interlocking Mats:
- Soft & Comfortable Surface - Light weight& Portable - Durable& Recyclable - Easy to clean and Reversible - Slip resistant to provide enough grip while performing - Absorbs impact to prevent injury Density: 70-300 Kg per cubic meters Hardness: 10-60 Shore A Size: 1ft x 1ft, 2ft x 2ft, 50 cm x 50 cm, 1m x 1m Thickness: 10mm, 15mm, 20mm, 25mm, 30mm, up to 50 mm Uses of Interlocking Mats
Today Mats are almost used as necessity flooring products whether it be Home, Gym, School, University or professional sports like Kabaddi, Kho -Kho or MMA.
Depending upon application or use, formulation or material properties of mats can be prepared.
EVA provides broad processing flexibility to be able to cater to wide usage areas of Interlocking Mats. Area Application of Interlocking Mats
1.Home -Exercise or Training or Yoga -Kids crawling area
-Home Gym 2.Dance or Aerobics Centre or Zumba 3. Commercial Gyms, Fitness Centres 3. Mixed Martial Arts, Jiu-Jitsu, Grappling Training 4. Kabaddi, Kho-Kho 5. Yoga, Pilates Centres 6. Judo, Karate, Taekwondo Training Benefits of Interlocking Mats at Gym, Home & for other sports.
Interlocking mats are generally manufactured from EVA(Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) which is a soft and durable material.
It is because of EVA these mats are widely used for different applications. As mats are light in weight they can be easily handled and transported easily.
Interlocking edges provide flexibility in joining so mats can be laid or installed seamlessly on the continuous surface.
With varying Material Type, Density and Thickness interlocking mats can be used in different sports applications.
For example, Kabaddi requires a hard surface and Grappling a bit soft. Hard surface encourages the performer to move swiftly whereas soft helps in proving better grip.
So every sport has its own surface parameters and Interlocking Mats are manufactured according to these sets of parameters.
One of the main reasons commercial gyms prefer using Interlocking Mats to protect floors like marble, tiles.
In addition to this, it also acts as a noise absorber where with certain gyms on upper floors interlocking mats reduce vibration of falling weights.
Bright, eye-catching color interlocking floor mats add aesthetic value to gyms, fitness and training centers. Colour can be customized as per the consumers' requirements.
Key Benefits of Interlocking Mats At Home
- Easy to Install
- Can be removed and stored
- Provides Soft and Comfortable surface
- Crawling Aid (Kids)
- Looks Aesthetically good
Key Benefits of Interlocking Mats At Gyms and Professional Sports
- Prevent Injury
- Enhances Performance
- Easy to move and install
- Noise Reduction (Gyms)