SMIK Construction

SMIK offers the highest quality build with unmatched QC standards to shape accuracy. It’s what’s under the paint that matters.

There are currently two technologies available at different price points:

  • Biax Carbon PVC Performance, our lightest and strongest lay-up which not even the most expensive boards on the market can match. From weight to strength, we are unrivaled. 

 

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Biax Carbon PVC Performance

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Using a full PVC sandwich construction method, the Biax Carbon PVC Performance is our lightest and strongest technology available, with the use of a full biaxial carbon deck, to inject energy and reflex into the board. The biaxial carbon is a 45 degree-angled weave that provides stiffness with a quick flex and reflex response, providing the crispest feel imaginable. 

The lightweight EPS cores are CNC-cut for maximum precision and accuracy before being hand laminated and vacuum-bagged with a full 5mm high-density PVC foam which forms a hard shell around the lightweight EPS foam. Australian pine wood is used in the standing area to further prevent heel dents while the nose, tail, and leash plug insert are reinforced with additional carbon patches.

It is the strongest, lightest, most durable construction on offer, proven over the years.  

 

This used to be for custom orders only but moving forward, it is replacing our Parabolic Carbon PVC lay-up, integrating into the entire range for the full wrap PVC boards, and shaving a couple of hundred grams off the scales.

Full Wood Glass Performance

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The Full Wood Glass lay-up is our price point technology, available for the eSea Riders and selected Hipster Twin models. It uses compression moulding to ensure accurate, durable shapes at an even more affordable price.

 

Boards with just EPS and glass will quite quickly have heel indents around the standing area and tail where heels compress.

 

Our Full Wood Glass Performance construction, as the name suggests, uses a full wood deck, with additional wood reinforcement in the standing area for boards that feel crispy and light under foot.

 

Rails, nose and tail areas are also reinforced with extra layers of glass and make the boards extremely tough and durable.

Full Wood Glass Construction Drawing

Beyond the Lay-ups

Attention to details matters.

All boards come with a 3/4 deck EVA pad which is square-grooved for comfort and longevity. The tail pad features a tail kick and is diamond-grooved for maximum grip and control.

The SMIK carry handle is ergonomic and comfortable, for an easy and balanced walk down to the beach.

The fin boxes, as well as the leash plugs, are reinforced with PVC to prevent rip-outs.