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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Automating swimming pool production

Small producer ramps up productivity with "entry level" robotics.
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Boeing, Russell Brands work to put 787 carbon fiber into athletic gear CompositesWorld

Excess carbon fiber from 787 Dreamliner production will be used to manufacture Russell Brands' lightweight, high-strength CarbonTek American football shoulder pads.

SAMPE Seattle 2014 Report CompositesWorld

The Society’s reconfigured Spring advanced materials event in Seattle, Wash., attracts speakers, exhibitors and attendees in large numbers and international dimensions.

Vibration-canceling composite technology CompositesWorld

Materials Sciences Corp.'s new product might be a solution for aircraft interiors noise and shock mitigating boat hulls?

Crawford High Performance Composites secures partnership with SoftWheel CompositesWorld

The development, manufacturing and marketing agreement allows Crawford to advance SoftWheel's symmetric, in-wheel suspension system for sports and recreation and aerospace applications.

Hexcel's material helps Tour de France winner CompositesWorld

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

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