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Aerialite Surfboard Fabrics

A perfect finish for an endless summer.

Since its inception, Aerialite® fabrics have raised the bar for high-performance surf glass. The only fabric developed by board builders, Aerialite took two years of research and development to perfect. The result is a fabric that ensures the high-quality look and finish that surfers expect.

What Is so Special about Aerialite

Aerialite fabrics are specifically designed to provide superior handling and cleanliness to ensure a smooth manufacturing process from start to finish. Because of BGF’s new proprietary processing, Aerialite® fabric exhibits improved wet out and clarity which increases laminate strength and provides a smoother whiter surface to make graphics stand out above the rest.

The Aerialite product line consists of standard “E” glass or high strength “S” glass fabrics sold in a variety of weights, constructions, and widths.

Surfboards made from “E” glass fabrics are produced in standard or warp enhanced constructions. The fabric is balanced and wets out well for typical glassing applications.

Boards made from high strength “S” Glass® fabrics are used by competitive riders for its added strength, durability, and lightweight characteristics. These same S-2 glass fabrics are also used by the US Military for ballistic protection in armored vehicles and vests. That is why the world’s most competitive surfers choose Aerialite S-2 glass fabrics from BGF, the largest consumer of S-2 Glass® fiber in the world.

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BGF provides an assortment of styles, each offering unique physical properties—which help you meet the meticulous requirements of the surfboard industry. Chances are, if you are a champion surfer, you are riding on a board made with Aerialite.

All Aerialite fabrics are processed with BGF’s proprietary A218 finish.

Aerialite is manufactured only in the United States of America.

For more information on BGF’s Aerialite fabrics and your nearest distributor, call the BGF Sales Dept. toll free at 800-476-4845, or send e-mail inquiries to

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