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The Backtab is an ultra-convenient backrest designed to be with you wherever you go. Its small size and weight is comparable to a tablet PC. It fits in nearly every bag, yet is as comfortable as a standard beach chair.

   

    

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The Backtab outstands in three specific categories:    

    

Our intention was to create a backrest that is very comfortable, handy and also built for a lifetime of use. This is the reason we used GRP (glass fibre reinforced plastic) as the backtab's main material. GRP is extremely strong, durable and at the same time very lightweight.    

Take a look at some of these incredible facts about GRP: 

GRP is used to build helicopter rotorblades (for example the Bölkow B 105)
GRP is used to build helicopter rotorblades (for example the Bölkow B 105)

    

GRP is stronger than steel on a kg-for-kg basis
GRP is stronger than steel on a kg-for-kg basis

    

GRP is totally corrosion resistant
GRP is totally corrosion resistant

    

GRP has a design life of 50 years
GRP has a design life of 50 years

    

    

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Lets take a closer look at some other components we used for the Backtab.   

Custom build, stainless steel hinges
Custom build, stainless steel hinges

    

Custom build, stainless steel hinges
Custom build, stainless steel hinges

    

GRP "claws" milled by CNC machines
GRP "claws" milled by CNC machines

    

Water-repellent, tearproof material (PVC at the bottom for good grip)
Water-repellent, tearproof material (PVC at the bottom for good grip)

    

                                                         
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Thanks to its elegant and smart design the Backtab resembles the appearance of a tablet PC.   

   

 

   

 

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Will unlock at 35000 €
Will unlock at 35000 €

 If we pass the 35000€ mark the black Backtab (made completely of black GRP sheets) will be unlocked.    

    

 

    

    

    

    

 

Ideal for camping trips
Ideal for camping trips

    

Whether you are swimming or fishing, the Backtab is right behind you
Whether you are swimming or fishing, the Backtab is right behind you

    

The Backtab will restore your energy during a hike
The Backtab will restore your energy during a hike

    

Beach, sun, sea awesome + Backtab = PERFECTION
Beach, sun, sea awesome + Backtab = PERFECTION

    

The city park? You just entered a Backtab area!
The city park? You just entered a Backtab area!

    

Be comfy at every festival
Be comfy at every festival

    

    

    

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

   

If you have any kinds of questions, don't hesitate to ask us, we will answer them as quickly as possible!   

(Patent pending)

 

Risks and challenges

CHALLENGES: To create the perfect Backtab, we tried many different processes and prototypes. We started with a design that would guarantee the highest level of functionality and comfort. Then, we evaluated different materials, some of which were extremely difficult to find. For example, the durable and lightweight GRP we used for the Backtab is also used to build helicopter rotor blades. We iterated and improved, and never gave up until we found the ideal solutions. In the end, we collaborated with six different companies to provide us with the high-quality materials, essential to the production of the Backtab.

RISKS: Although the companies we work with are located in Europe, there is always a chance that something will go wrong during the production process. No matter what happens, we will always give our best to solve any issues as quickly as possible. And we will always keep you informed. From the very first screw we order, to the last Backtab shipped, you will know everything that is happening in our workshop.

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