How to PTex repair a Snowboard or Skis

James Streater
5 min readAug 9, 2015

by James Streater @maverixsnow

What is P-tex?

P-tex is the abbreviated name for Polyethylene. There are 10 major classifications of Polyethylene. For snowboards and skis the form used is UHMWPE or Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene. It’s the same material used to make bullet proof jackets as well as hip and knee replacements. The main reason for its choice…

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James Streater

Head coach and owner of Maverix Snow Ltd. He holds the worlds highest snowsport qualification ISTD.