The system works in conjunction with a high-pressure blower to vacuum water vapor out of wet hardwoods. There is one hose connection per mat, with a gasket edge to help ensure a seal that eliminates the need for taping, the company said. The mats are made of clear PVC plastic, making the drying process visible to the observer without having to remove the mats. The system includes two different mat sizes that can be combined in various configurations. Circle 185 on the Reader Inquiry Card.