Engredients:

  • Wood - Poplar and other types of Wood

  • Liquid PU resin as sidewall

  • Stainless Steel Inserts

  • Sintered Polyethylene Base

  • Sublimated PBT Topsheet

  • Steel Edges

  • Fiberglass

  • Carbon

  • Kevlar

  • Epoxy resin

  • Hardener

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The Snowboard

Sandwich

Made with:

  • CAD Software

  • CNC Router

  • Graphic Software

  • Sublimation Press

  • Drill Press

  • Clamps

  • Snowboard Press

  • Belt Sander

  • Edge Sharpeners

  • Other tools and techniques

Different species of wood are glued together and then the core planks are made with heavy industrial machinery. 

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The whole process starts with choosing the right wood for the cores. We partner with industry leaders for responsible and sustainable wood sourcing.

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Core drying reduces the moisture content of the wood before its further processing.

Prior the actual manufacturing, every shape is designed on CAD software.

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Drawings are being imported in post-processing software that controls the machines.

Graphic designs are being printed and then sublimated deep into the materials. Sublimation is a printing process that allows for vibrant exceptionally durable graphics both on the base and the topsheet. 

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All components are heated and pressed together in a mold that defines the final geometry of the board. 

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After the board comes out of the press we still have a lot of cleanup work to be done before it really starts looking like a snowboard.

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Excess material is carefully ground away, and the edge is exposed. The inserts are drilled out. Next step is the final cleanup and edge tuning.

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Edge sharpening, waxing and polishing - in every single process, we use hands with skills, meaning your new snowboard is carefully finished by a real human. 

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Great! Now you know a lot about snowboard manufacturing. There is plenty of work not mentioned here. You can always ask us for more details on this topic, if you find it interesting.

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