How to Choose Electric Skateboard Deck Material?
by Julie Wong on Jan 12, 2023
The deck is an important part of the skateboard that you stand on, it is necessary to figure out the differences in the deck materials. Many different types of material can be used for e-skateboard, they can be made from maple, bamboo, fiberglass, and plastic.
Maple is a common and popular material for skateboard decks. It is a strong and durable wood that can withstand the wear and tear of skateboarding. Bamboo is an incredibly lightweight and flexible material, which is a perfect material for the skateboard deck. It is more elastic and soft, far less prone to breakage than other normal maple boards. Fiberglass is woven together to create a composite material. It is not as flexible as maple, but it is more durable and stronger than other materials. Plastic is a cheap material, it is not durable as fiberglass and not strong as wood and bamboo.
What is the good material for an electric skateboard? The answer is bamboo + fiberglass composite material. Uditer skateboard decks are made from 3 layers of bamboo and 2 layers of fiberglass, which is stronger and more elastic than maple deck, making your ride more comfortable. The deep recessed design keeps your feet in place for precise steering. There are 3 reasons why bamboo + fiberglass are good deck materials.
- Flexible and Strong
Bamboo is more elastic than maple, it is not strong as maple wood, but it can provide flexibility to the deck. Moreover, composite fiberglass material is responsible for the strong and hard features of the deck.
- Light and Convenient to Carry
As you know, bamboo is lighter than maple wood. Using bamboo as the main material for the deck is convenient to carry when walking up and down stairs.
- Waterproof and Damp-proof
Compared with maple wood, bamboo is more waterproof and damp-proof than maple. Bamboo plus fiberglass composite material can increase the service life of the deck.
If you are a beginner skateboarder, there is no harm in getting a skateboard with bamboo+fiberglass materials. Shop our electric skateboard and choose the right one for you!