- Future forward. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/12/1999, Vol. 177 Issue 7, p10
Features high technology textile fabrics. Living rubber color-changing polyurethane by Sommers Plastic Products; Black bubble-texture polyester designed by Schoeller; White olefin and polyester insulation from Thinsulate.
- Protective material goes surfing. // Electronics Weekly;3/8/2006, Issue 2231, p14
This article reports that originally created to protect sensitive electronic and mechanical structures from harsh weapons environments by the U.S. Sandia National Laboratories, TufFoam may be finding its way into surfboards. The material is a water-blown, closed-cell, rigid polyurethane foam...
- Surfboard icon Clark closing foam plant. Renstrom, Roger // Plastics News;12/12/2005, Vol. 17 Issue 41, p18
The article reports that Surfboard-industry-icon Gordon Clark has closed his Laguna Niguel, California, plant and ceased making or distributing rigid polyurethane foam blanks. The closing dismayed retail surf shop operators, board shapers and active surfers who depended on Grubby Clark for a...
- Brad Gilbert's 3 Reasons Why... Polyester strings are good for the game. // Tennis;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p16
The article presents three reasons why polyester strings are good for tennis.
- Untitled. // QST;Jun2008, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p20
A photograph of a surf shop in Morro Bay, California, is presented.
- Surf's Up. Saddler-French, Toni // Highlights;Aug2006, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p19
A quiz for children about surfboards is presented.
- Rave Waves. // Organic Style;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p28
Features surfboards and bikinis from Driftwood. Brief background on Driftwood; Description of the surfboards; Costs.
- Make a Splash. MCCARTNEY, ALEXIS // Jacksonville Magazine;Nov2014, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p30
The article offers information on the Flyboarding event with Extreme Water Adventures in Jacksonville, Florida.
- Closed-cell low-density foam makes strong surfboards. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Oct2006, Vol. 164 Issue 10, p18
The article reports on the fabrication of a water-blown closed-cell rigid polyurethane foam into surfboards by Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The material is unique in its ability to withstand high rate impact without fracture or loss. It can be used for thermal and...