Net Design & Technology

Cookes offer high-performance netting solutions, designed and tailored to meet the unique needs of salmon farmers. Through our award-winning partner Garware Technical Fibres, we design, develop, manufacture and deliver world-class netting for grow Out/Nursery and predator cages.

Garware Technical Fibres puts the customer at the heart of their research and development, ensuring technology developments that deliver unparalleled quality and value.

Net Designs

                       Square and Tapered Square Nets

                                              Cone Nets

                                            Circle Nets

Net Technology

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Sapphire Ultra

  • High cut resistance
  • High stiffness
  • Prevents mud ingress
  • SS wire resists bite through

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  • Manufactured with special polyolefin fibres
  • No loss of strength in water
  • Reduced algae formation
  • No anti-fouling coating required.

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V2 Nets

  • Significantly reduced cleaning costs
  • Higher growth rate (due to reduced fouling)
  • Environmentally friendly 
  • Cleaner fish efficiency 

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