Author Archives: Travis Cooper

An Intro to Surfboard Foam

An Intro to Surfboard Foam

Surfblanks Australia has been making surfboard foam since 1968 and Surfblanks South Africa since 1989.   We are dedicated to producing the highest quality foam/stringer combinations. The density chart below offers great choices for lightness and strength. A wide range of blank shapes (see Blank Families) puts the shaper closer to the design target.  Continue Reading

Your Health and Safety

Your Health and Safety

Working with Surfblanks polyurethane foam surfboard blanks. Health & Safety Description: Closed cell, rigid polyurethane foam. More: A fully reacted polymer composed of carbon dioxide blown polyalcohols and Toluene Di Isocyanate. The components are fluids to begin with but transform to a dry, dusty skinned, rigid plastic during thirty minutes of reaction. The skin isContinue Reading

Superwhite Foam – what is it?

Superwhite Foam – what is it?

How can you call any surfboard foam Superwhite? Surfblanks Superwhite – Green The basic ingredients that make up surfboard foam are famous for yellowing. Freshly made, seemingly white blanks yellow rapidly even in subdued light. The best polyols available in the market today will yellow in a short period of time! The clearest, so called white TDIsContinue Reading