Floaton has the concept of environmentally friendly coastal protection. This research is a collaboration between Dr. Poerbandono from Hydrography ITB, Dr. Totok Suprijo from Oceanography ITB, Harry Supriadi from PT INDOPIPE and Dr. Haryo Dwito Armono from ITS.
The size of each single unit is 0.5mx0.5mx0.4m and made of poly-ethylen (HDPE). This product has been studied in the laboratory and field scale.
Result of Laboratory test:
Result of Field test:
Further research on the mooring design is very necessary to do for any kind of installation such as floating breakwater, floating house, temporary dock, seaweed farming, etc. Each marine locations will have different configurations for different load bearing. Reliability of this product has been tested and used as final project of two ITB students.