The Coosa Board Advantage

composite board

Over 20 years of Innovative Solutions

For over two decades, Coosa Composites has been at the forefront of delivering innovative composite board solutions to a diverse range of industries. Our journey began with a mission to revolutionize the marine industry by providing lightweight, no-rot, and exceptionally strong alternatives to traditional wood. Today, our composite board solutions are trusted and valued by customers worldwide, spanning marine, construction, transportation, and more.

Strong

LIGHTWEIGHT

NON-ABSORBENT

Coosa Composite Boards Offer Many Advantages

In addition to these advantages, Coosa panels improve several long-run factors in the industries we serve.

  • Virtually no water absorption

  • Superior resiliency and endurance

  • Low resin absorption

  • Can be machined using standard wood working tools

  • Will not deteriorate around fasteners due to moisture condensation

  • Dimensionally stable

  • Will not rot

  • Not susceptible to mold, algae or fungus

  • Can be laminated, painted or spray-coated with a multitude of materials

  • Can be attached to other materials using screws, staples, adhesives, and resins

  • Not susceptible to insect infestation

  • Possesses 2 to 3 times the insulating (R-value) of plywood

  • Excellent bonding characteristics

  • Sanded to enhance lamination

  • No special maintenance required

Panel Comparison

A general comparison of 4′ x 8′ x 3/4″ composite panels.

Coosa Composites Marine Grade Plywood Engineered OSB Plastic Honeycomb
Weight Bluewater 20 - 40 lbs.
Bluewater 26-53 lbs.
Approx. 70 lbs. Approx. 78 lbs. Usually less than plywood but depends on construction
Water Absorbtion Virtually None
(Less than 1% avg.)
Yes Yes No, but water can get trapped in the honeycomb
R-Value 2-3 times the R-value of plywood Less than half of Coosa Less than half of Coosa Depends greatly on the construction of the panel
Dimensionally Stable Yes No No Usually
Susceptible to Rot & Mold No Yes Yes No
Vulnerable to Delamination No Yes Yes No