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  • Article - 20 Jul 2005
    Phillips Plastics have won a die casting award for a magnesium fishing reel frame. Use of magnesium made it lighter than aluminium, while surface finishes were better than plastic.
  • Article - 16 Mar 2004
    Bayer and Adidas have deveoped a new championship soccer ball that will be used in the UEFA EURO 2004 soccer championship. Materials used in the new ball are described as are reasons for their use....
  • Article - 27 Feb 2003
    The incorporation of lead zirconate titanate (PZT) piezoelectrics into tennis rackets marks the latest materials advance in the field. How the piezoelectric materials work, and how they provide an...
  • Article - 7 Aug 2002
    The design evolution of tennis rackets is briefly covered. The impact of materials testing on design developments of individual racket components is discussed including benefits and limitations.
  • Article - 29 Jul 2002
    Synthetic spiders silk has finally been produced after many attempts. The properties of this material are extremely desirable. The production method involving transgenic animal technology is outined,...
  • Article - 3 May 2002
    In sports such as mountaineering, abseiling and rock climbing people place their lives in the hands of their equipment. For this reason, the materials must perform. In this article, harnesses,...
  • Article - 3 May 2002
    In sports such as mountaineering, rock climbing and abseiling, participants lives depend on materials. The development, standards, requirements and materials used for ropes are all covered.
  • Article - 2 Apr 2002
    The demands of sporting equipment such as ski equipment are ever increasing. Some of the materials that DuPont have developed specifically for this field are described and reasons for their use...
  • Article - 26 Mar 2001
    The evolution of the tennis racket, from early wooden models through to modern day composites is described, as well as considering the potential use of piezoelectrics in the future.
  • Article - 16 Mar 2001
    The design of a prosthetic leg for an athlete is a complex one, many materials such as polypropylene, silicone, titanium and carbon fibre composites are used, while the design must take into account a...