How To Fix Carbon Fiber Surfboards

If you are trying to figure out how to fix your carbon fiber surfboards then read on. Carbon fiber surfboards are a popular twist to the old school board. Carbon fiber surfboards are lightweight, easy to maneuver and skim quickly across swells. Surfing is a kick ass sport and lightweight boards such as carbon fiber are sweeping the sport. Learning how to repair carbon fiber surfboards is a simple trick and attention to detail. This article will cover the most logical means of repairing a carbon fiber surfboard.  

Surfing is a year around, global sport. There are many forms to surfing and does not just restrict itself to coastal areas. With this in mind, it is important to understand that you can manage simple care and maintenance to help reduce cost can keep some green in your pocket for a few beers afterwards. This article intends on lending a hand in that direction.

Things you will need for this are:

  • Carbon fiber surfboard
  • Carbon fiber repair kit
  • Towel
  • Mild detergent
  • Sand paper
  1. Foremost in this process is to understand that repairing carbon fiber will alter the overall look of the surfboard. If the repair is small, it will be scantly noticeable. However, the larger the repair, the more likely it will be noticeable.  Step one, clean the area requiring repair. Do this by using a damp cloth and mild detergent.
  2. Once clean, activate the carbon fiber repair kit. Using the instructions provided with the kit, inject the repair solution into the crack or over the area requiring repair. Clean the area thoroughly after application. Allow solution to dry.
  3. If required, use small grit sandpaper to clean off excess solution. Use the towel and mild detergent to clean the area. Allow twenty-four hours before using the carbon fiber surfboard.
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