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THE PERFECT BINDING IS MORE THAN A MECHANISM. IT'S MORE THAN A TOOL. IT'S MORE THAN THE SUM OF BASEPLATE, HIGHBACK, AND HARDWARE. THE PERFECT BINDING IS A CATALYST TO CREATING THE ULTIMATE CONNECTION BETWEEN RIDER AND BOARD - AND THAT CONNECTIONS SPELLS FREEDOM.

 

For the past nine years, the Union Binding Company has been dedicated to crafting that connection - flawlessly uniting snowboard and rider through next-level comfort and technology, progressive performance, and dependable, durable components. Union are an independent brand founded on supplying snowboarders with the best bindings on the planet. Product has always come first, and Union build it for snowboarders who thrash their gear and expect it to survive.


Union's history speaks for itself. Union blew doors in its very first year by building an elite binding that was totally bombproof. With a zero warranty-return rate, they had created thier foundation for the future. During the following several years,Union continued to develop and innovate -- becoming the premier snowboard company to utilize extruded aluminum (they are still the sole company using the extrusion process), implementing Injected Magnesium and Machined Coring® to increase binding strength and reduce weight, and working exclusively with DupontTM Zytel® ST, a high-quality material that leaves everything else in the dust.


Union is proud to be the only company in the snowboard industry employing MetaFuse Nano Technology - a groundbreaking process that combines featherweight nylon with the dimensional stability and wear-resistance of hardened steel. Union are also packing innovation in the materials department, and they have re-upped their commitment to overall refinement - painstakingly ensuring that every last aspect of Union bindings is nothing less than perfect.

 

Lifetime Warranty on All Union Baseplates

Union's bindings are injected with the highest-quality DupontTM Zytel® ST Nylon throughout the entire collection. The result is the strength, safety, security, and the confidence of a lifetime warranty on all baseplates and heelcups. If you break, or even crack your baseplate or heelcup during riding, Union will replace it for life. GUARANTEED!

 

Industry Firsts

Union Bindings Industry Firsts

Metafuse Nanotechnology

DupontTM Zytel ST Nylon coated with ultra-stiff nanocrystalling metal particles 1/75,000 the size of the human hair. Light as a feather, and has the wear resistance of hardened steel.

Injected Magnesium

This high-tech process is four times the strength of aluminum with only half the weight. Plus, magnesium is easily recycled and remains the eighth most abundant material on the planet.

Extruded Aluminium

Extruded aluminum comes out 100-percent pure and maintains its true shape no matter how much wear and tear you inflict. Union was first to bring the extrusion process to snowboarding and remains the sole company using it.

Carbon Fiber

Extremely lightweight and supremely strong, Union Carbon is "full carbon" through and through -- not just cosmetic. If you demand high quality and precision, carbon components are for you.

Aluminium Hardware

By increasing the thickness of the natural surface oxide layer, the anodizing process beefs up a metal's strength by 30-percent. Drastically lighter than normal hardware.

Grade 8.8 Hardware

The most commonly used hardware is made from "mild steel" that has a property class of only 4.6. But considering how much stress a binding goes through, we use only highest-strength steel (featuring a property class of 8.8) on all hardware.

Dupont Zytel TM ST Nylon

Union uses only the highest-quality DupontTM Zytel® ST nylon throughout our entire binding collection. The result is the strength, safety, security, and the confidence of a lifetime warranty on all baseplates adn heelcups.

 

GET TO KNOW UNION TRUEFITTM

 

MINIMAL CONTACT

It's a simple fact -- the larger your binding's baseplate, the more effect it has on the way your board flexes. Union baseplates are designed to provide supreme strength with the smallest footprint possible -- crucially reducing interference with a board's true flex.

TRUE BOARD FLEX

Once they're mounted, bindings create "dead zones" -- areas under the baseplates where your board won't flex. With this in mind, all Union bindings are designed to promote a free, even board flex for sweeter response, better board control, and improved durability.

FIBREGLASS INDEX

Bigger riders require stiffer bindings, so we proportionally increase the fiberglass content from our size medium bindings to the XL's -- ensuring perfect support for any rider who straps in.

DAMPENING ANTI-VIBRATION

Union's innovative injected-EVA bushing systems dampen vibrations underfoot to promote a more comfort- able ride and a smooth, even board flex with no dead spots. Each size comes with its own durometer for custom performance.

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ASYMMETRICAL/ SYMMETRICAL HIGHBACKS

We've taken our Multizone Highback to the next level by combining the total freedom of movement you want in the air with the strategic support you need to set down the landing gear.

MULTIZONE HIGHBACK

DupontTM Zytel® ST injected Multi- zone Highbacks are tapered towards the top, providing flex and tweakability where you want it, support and durability where you need it

METAFUSE NANOTECH HEELCUPS

The absolute lightest and strongest in snowboarding, MetaFuse heelcups are as good as it gets. Union is one the first companies to bring this technol- ogy to the market (in any market) -- and when it comes to snowboarding, it's still exclusive to Union.

EXTRUDED AND ANODISED ALUMINIUM

Tried and true after five years on the market, every Union heelcup undergoes an anodizing process -- reinforcing the already bombproof apparatus with another 30-percent strength. It's serious strength in a streamline package.

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STRAP TECHNOLOGY

High-performance, highly comfortable ankle and toe straps keep your feet locked in and on point. It's called TrueFitTM strap technology, and it includes Multi-Position toe straps for the ultimate in premium person- alization.


COMPATIBLE DISCS

Compatible with any traditional 4x4 mounting system and 3-Hole (Fig. 10-A), along with Burton snowboards featuring The Channel (Fig 10-B), you can mount Union Bindings on any board you choose.


ADJUSTMENT IS BETTER

Stance width is all about personal preference, and having the ability to dial in your stance exactly how you want it is a must. Let's face it -- the chances of your board inserts lining up exactly where you want them are slim to none. By running your disk slots parallel to your board's edge, you will have a wider range of stance width options. Now you can use your adjustable heelcups and toe ramps to get your feet centered while making sure your toe/heel adjustment is perfect.

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