Superior materials means superior handboards
Slyde Handboards ® are manufactured with meticulous care and detail, every component used,is chosen wisely... wisely, like Gandalfs stick... not great surfing metaphor we are aware! but if Gandalf body surfed we are sure he would rock it out. Slyde Handboards are for the next generation of body surfers! a belligerent bunch but handsome all the same!
Our handboards are made from 100% epoxy for maximum strength - stand on it if you don’t believe us...ok that probably not the smartest thing to do but you get the idea. We use extruded polystyrene foam blanks for lightness – no excess baggage costs on your trip to Indo. A specially formulated epoxy resin, which is 4x stronger and tougher than polyester resin is used on our boards to balance tensile strength, hardness, impact strength and non-toxicity. Our proprietary CSC technology sandwiches the foam core in a 3mm layer of PVC foam. This sandwich technology increases strength by 30% and decreases weight by nearly 30%. Our vacuum seal process creates a full and completely seamless cover over the whole-board which eliminates weak spots found in many other sandwich boards.
Epoxy resin resists breakage and the toughness resists dings, with a reinforced rail and nose area-where there is a greater chance for dings. Our boards are constructed exactly the same way as your ;favorite Stick. Just add your handboard to your quiver - or better yet get a quiver of Slyde Handboards® The manufacturing process also allows for crystal clear customizable decals. Check out our Art SYnDikit - we are always searching for new talented artists to add to our crew.
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