Products reinforced by TeXtreme® being used in the Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil, concluded 21 of August. Products reinforced by TeXtreme® where used by several athletes in different sports such as in tennis, golf and bicycling among others.

Athletes using products with parts made of TeXtreme® was also found on podium places. For example, such as the US women track racing team using the Felt FRD bikes and Giro Aerohead helmet, in table tennis was the Carbonado racquet from Stiga being used.

TeXtreme® is the next generation of carbon fiber material in the sporting goods industry. It is based on using Spread Tows instead of yarns to achieve materials that are used to produce ultra light weight and high-performance products. Companies utilizing the TeXtreme® Technology achieve better properties on weight, stiffness, strength, etc. compared to those using other conventional carbon fiber materials.

TeXtreme® is widely used in Formula 1, America’s Cup, NASCAR and Le Mans racing; in the manufacture of golf clubs, surfboards, tennis racquets, table tennis blades, rowing shells, skis, snowboards and ice hockey sticks; and in various industrial and advanced aerospace applications.