Shapers SpineTek

SPINE-TEK® IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK & PATENTENTED TECHNOLOGY THAT USES AN ENGINEERED FIBRE REINFORCED SPINE TO ENHANCE A BOARDS SPEED / DRIVE / FLOW.

SPINE-TEK® IS PROUDLY A SHAPERS® AUSTRALIA & CHANNEL ISLANDS SURFBOARDS COLLABORATION.

SPINE-TEK® IS AVAILABLE ACROSS THE CI SURFBOARD RANGE IN BOTH EPOXY AND PU CONSTRUCTIONS.

PATENTED TECHNOLOGY

1. ULTRA WHITE EPOXY RESIN
2. 40Z DOUBLE BIAS E-GLASS
3. FUSED UNI-DIRECTIONAL CARBON TAPE
4. SPINE-TEK (PATENT) PRECISION ENGINEERED COMPOSITE SPINE
5. HIGH DENSITY EPS FOAM CORE
6. WOVEN UNI DIRECTIONAL CARBON TAPE
7. 4OZ E-GLASS BOTTOM

SPINE-TEK® IS PATENTED TECHNOLOGY

AUSTRALIAN PATENT 2017383104, AUSTRALIAN INNOVATION PATENT 2021105939.
US PATENT 11,161,574.

SPINE-TEK® IS ALSO PATENT PENDING TECHNOLOGY IN OTHER COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD.

SPINE-TEK® IS PURPOSE BUILT. TO DELIVER...


- A LIVELY, RESPONSIVE FEEL
- ENHANCED SPEED & POWER
- INCREASED CONTROL & MANOEUVRABILITY
- LASTING PERFORMANCE - RETAINS POSITIVE FLEX PATTERN
- HIGH VIBRATION ABSORPTION - INCREASE SPEED THROUGH CHOP

SHAPERS SPINE-TEK® Replaces traditional timber stringers with a precision engineered composite spine, combining innovation and technology to deliver optimal flex based performance.

Designed through the principles of elastic potential energy, SPINE-TEK® allows the surfboard to flex, load up on energy and then spring back to its natural rocker curve with drive, speed, power, and flow.

SPINE-TEK® wins 'Stab in the Dark'.

"Stab in the Dark is an exciting concept and I give praise to an event that puts surfboard designs and constructions under the spotlight. The turnout was amazing. Ultimately this project helps drive positive change and is beneficial for the entire Surfboard Industry. Congrats to @cisurfboards and I am truly humbled to be apart of the SHAPERS AUSTRALIA® innovation SPINE-TEK® that is pushing the boundaries of how boards are made and how they perform."

Daniel Holloway
Shapers Australia Director