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Okan Bog Mats

An Okan wood bog mat is a durable type of wood. Okan mats are used to support heavy machinery such as cranes and provide stability on uneven or soft ground. The Okan wood we use for our bog mats is sourced from West and Central Africa. This wood is known for its impressive durability and strength, which is essential for its application.

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Applications of Okan Bog Mats

Our Okan bog mats are used in the following sectors:

  • Construction
  • Environmental
  • Maritime industry
  • Wind energy, energy, and utilities
  • Industry and Mining

This wood type is popular due to its applications. It is the second strongest wood we offer after Azobé. You can use it with heavy and large cranes, excavators, and bulldozers without significant bending or breaking. This is crucial for safety and efficiency on the construction site. In wet and harsh conditions, Okan wood is a reliable choice.

Benefits of Okan Wood

Okan wood is a popular choice for various applications, particularly as bog mats. Here are several reasons why we believe Okan wood is highly suitable:

  • Long Lifespan: Due to its high density and hardness, Okan wood ensures longevity, even under demanding conditions such as roads, damp environments, and heavy use. It is highly resistant to moisture, molds, and insects.
  • Environmentally Friendly: Our Okan wood is sourced from sustainable forestry practices, ensuring that new Okan trees are consistently planted.
  • Ease of Transportation and Installation: Okan bog mats are easy to transport and install. Okan wood experiences minimal shrinkage, providing stability and saving time on construction sites where large equipment can be deployed immediately.
  • Variety of Dimensions: Available in a wide range of sizes, you can select the optimal length and thickness in consultation with us, ensuring you get the best fit without overspending.

How to recognize Okan wood?

Okan wood can be identified by its yellow to golden-brown color, which can gradually turn reddish due to exposure to outdoor air and sunlight.

Characteristic features include a coarse texture with interlocked grain patterns. Okan is commonly used in:

  • Lock gates, garden posts, port works, and bridge substructures due to its exceptional durability and strength.
  • Okan wood is extremely weather-resistant, experiences minimal shrinkage, and is resistant to rotting and insect damage, making it ideal for water engineering and wet areas.
Characteristic (yellow)brown color

Bog mats

We can supply bog mats made of Okan wood in the following dimensions.

Bog Mats 4   12 Meters


4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, or 12 meters


1 to 1.5 meters


10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 cm


  • Chamfered corners and edges at 45° for extended lifespan
  • Your company name, logo, and serial number
  • Short sides painted in company colors
  • Up to 1.5 meters wide for additional stability


Why Choose VM Okan Mats

Choosing VM Group for Okan bog mats means benefiting from fast delivery and flexible transport options. Our ability to provide customized solutions, from factory to direct project delivery, sets us apart. We can supply any quantity of mats needed, not only within Europe but globally.

Our strengths lie in our extensive wood inventory and high production capacity, enabling us to consistently meet customer demands. Additionally, VM Rental, our leading sister company in mat rentals, offers reliable alternatives during supply challenges. All of this makes VM Group a dependable and versatile choice for all your bog mat needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Okan Mats

Is there a difference between Okan mats and Okan bog mats?

Okan is chosen for its high strength, durability, and resistance to moisture, rot, and insects. These properties make it ideal for use in heavy and demanding environments.

How long do Okan bog mats last?

Due to the natural durability of Okan wood, bog mats can last for many years, even under harsh conditions and frequent use. The exact lifespan can vary depending on the conditions and how well they are maintained.

 Is there a minimum rental quantity for Okan mats?

You can also rent our Okan mats. Fill out our quotation form, and you will receive a suitable offer from us within 3 days. The rental price depends on the length and quantity. Our Okan mats are typically one and a half meters wide and vary from 4 to 12 meters in length.

Can you provide me with an estimate of the price for Okan mats?

Okan mats come in various price ranges. This depends on whether you want to rent or buy, if you want thick Okan mats or thin ones, and the length also plays a role. Therefore, we cannot give a fixed price directly on our pages. Do you want to know the price for your project? Feel free to contact us or fill out the form below. We will give you the best price within 3 days.