Zone: Sports and Recreation Composites
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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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Hexcel's material helps Tour de France winner CompositesWorld

Vincenzo Nibali rode to victory on bike wheels manufactured by Corima using Hexcel prepregs.

Aerospace and industrial next-gen advanced composites: A two-way street? CompositesWorld

The head of his own consulting company and the president of Dayton, Ohio-based Quickstep Composites, the U.S. subsidiary of Australia-based Quickstep Technologies (Bankstown Airport, New South Wales), HPC columnist Dale Brosius sees “aerospace” and “industrial” innovation as a two-way street.

High-performance vs. general purpose CompositesWorld

Jeff Sloan notes the closing gap between “aerospace” and “industrial” composites.

Thermoplastics-compatible glass fiber CompositesWorld

AGY (Aiken, S.C.) announced at JEC Europe 2014 a range of S-2 Glass and E-glass yarns with thermoplastics-compatible sizings.

Ektelon launches racquetball racquets with spread-tow carbon fiber CompositesWorld

Oxeon's TeXtreme spread-tow carbon fiber is being featured in five new models of racquetball racquets being introduced by Ektelon.

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