Stage III Atlas Base - This base is made of Dupont™ Zytel® ST and is guaranteed against breakage with a lifetime warranty.
Dupont™ Zytel® ST - The highest-quality nylon, used on all Union baseplates, results in strength, safety, security and the confidence of a lifetime warranty.
Dual Density EVA Bushings - They dampen vibrations underfoot to promote a more comfortable ride and a smooth, even board flex with no dead sports. Each size comes with its own durometer for custom performance.
All-New 3D Direct-Connect Strap System - Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.
All-New Magnesium Buckles - The magnesium in the buckles is four times the strength of aluminum with only half the weight. Plus, it is easily recycled.
All-New Open Toe Straps - Multi-positional options with open Ultra Grip™ Design
Multizone Atlas Highbacks - Tapered towards the top, providing flex and tweakability where you want it and support and durability where you need it, these are extremely comfortable, lightweight and responsive with no highback bite.
Shift-on-the-Fly Forward Lean
Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups - The strongest and most versatile aluminum heelcup on the market: extruded aluminum comes out 100% pure and maintains its true shape no matter how much wear and tear you inflict. Also, every Union heelcup undergoes an anodizing process—reinforcing the already bombproof apparatus with another 30% strength.
Dual Density Toe Ramp Padding
Grade 8.8 Hardware - The most commonly used hardware is made from "mild steel" that has a property class of only 4.6. Considering how much stress a binding goes through, Union uses only the highest-strength steel, with a property class of 8.8.