Article - 16 May 2001
Good wear and abrasion properties even at low temperatures when compared to unmodified polyamide 6/6 plastics. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of...
News - 7 Feb 2013
The athlete speeds along the cross-country ski run. Things are looking good for him. Up until now he has been in line for a new personal best time. However, whether or not he finishes first is often...
News - 14 Feb 2011
Crisp cold air, sparkling fresh-fallen snow and a swift board beneath their feet: that's all it takes to make winter athletes happy. As they speed down the slope at full tilt, swiftly ducking and...
News - 8 Nov 2005
Fish, mother's milk, snow from the North Pole and cow milk often contain poisonous non-degradable chemical compounds, such as PCBs, which come from industrial use. On closer examination,...
News - 31 Mar 2008
As engineering plastics replace metals in many applications, engineers are having to come to grips with a whole new lexicon of performance parameters to ensure they specify the right material for the...
Article - 16 Jan 2013
This article gives an overview of materials used in skis and snowboards and points to how the sports may be shaped in the future.