What is Tulpi-seat made from?

The Tulpi-seat is made from plastics that fall into the category LLDPE (Linear low-density polyethylene) and stainless steel.


What maintenance does the Tulpi-seat require?

The Tulpi-seat is maintenance free – no sealing or extra protection paint is required. It will not stain from bird, animal droppings, borehole water or oil/fat.  It does not rot, crack, warp, splinter or decay.  The Tulpi-seat is non-porous and absorption-resistant which prevents mould, mildew, fungi or moss growth. It is resistant to corrosive substances, oils and fuels, insects, sea salt spray and other environmental stresses.  A simple wash-down with regular household cleaner is all that is required.


How flammable is the Tulpi-seat?

The polyethylene used in the Tulpi-seat are flammable but not combustible. Polyelthylene is difficult to ignite and the flame would normally self extinguish. The flash point is approximately 330˚C with a melt temperature of 104˚C.


Will paint or glue stick on the product?

The product is non-porous and will not absorb glue, the material is paint-resistant and grafitti-proof.


Is Tulpi-seat environmental friendly?

The Tulpi-seat is, in turn, 100% recyclable.  No toxic chemicals are used to treat the Tulpi-seat so there will be no leaching into the ground water. Polyethylene is an essentially biologically inert solid and considered non-toxic. It is stable (does not decompose) in landfills or in aquatic systems.


Can I place the Tulpi-chair in sunlight?

Black LLDPE is UV stabilized and can be exposed to direct ultraviolet light (e.g. direct sunlight). 

Other colours of LLDPE are not 100% UV stabilized and will slightly lose colour after 5 - 10 years.