Golf clubs, tennis rackets, hockey sticks and bicycles benefit from the high strength and light weight qualities of composites — particularly carbon fiber composites. Filament winding is the dominant manufacturing process in this market.
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The company's “breakthrough” process will reportedly reduce production costs by more than 50% relative to the lowest cost industrial grade carbon fiber.Composites One, Closed Mold Alliance to present live demonstrations during CAMX 2016 CompositesWorld
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The fork built with TeXtreme materials is almost 19% lighter than the standard one.