JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 12

Applications

golf

Lightweight carbon
fibre-reinforced golf driver
- Lightweight carbon fibrereinforced golf driver .. p12

Benefits for golf
and other sports

- Lightweight, environmentally-friendly 3D-printed
supercar ...................... p13
- Land speed bicycle targets
to break the record for
fastest human powered
vehicle ......................... p14
- A winter alternative
for downhill mountain
biking ........................... p16
Cobra Puma Golf teamed up
with spread-tow reinforcements
leader Oxeon to push the golf
industry into a new era.

P

erformance is key in many sports
industries, and golf is no exception. Companies are constantly
challenging themselves to bring about
the best, lightest and strongest equipment in order to further the game.
Composite materials, and more
specifically new types of carbon fibre-

Cobra Puma Golf's new TeXtreme®-reinforced
driver: the "King LTD Driver"

reinforced materials, are increasingly
being used thanks to their unparalleled
properties, and the new TeXtreme® reinforced golf driver is the latest example.
gn at the 2015 French Open.

Adding TeXtreme® carbon fibres to
the crown of the driver has saved up
to 20% of the whole weight, which,
in turn means that the weight can be
repositioned. This moves the centre
of gravity, enabling a more efficient
transfer of energy during the impact
with the ball. For golfers, this means
gaining some distance along with a
higher launch, less spin and a higher
speed for the ball.

Next generation
of carbon fibre
What separates TeXtreme® from other
generations of carbon fibre is the use of
spread tows instead of yarns. The fibres
are arranged in the straightest possible
orientation, this way their potential is
exploited to the fullest. The woven technique creates a lighter end product with
increased mechanical properties, thus
resulting in high-performance parts.

Focus
Founded in 2003, Oxeon established itself as one of the leading companies within the tape weaving technologies and tape woven materials market. Today, the company holds several patents
for its technologies and unique materials. The technologies can be applied to various industries
such as composites and ballistics. Oxeon materials for the composite industry are sold under the
TeXtreme® brand name. TeXtreme® Spread Tow reinforcements are the ultimate choice for making
ultra-light composites. TeXtreme® technology is flexible and tow-size independent, which enables
the development of optimized reinforcement solutions tailor-made for specific application needs.
The utilization of TeXtreme® Spread Tow carbon fabrics and carbon UD tapes by manufacturers
of advanced aerospace, industrial and sports products confirms that 20-30% lighter composite
parts can be produced with improved mechanical properties and superior surface smoothness.

12 jec composites magazine / No101 November - December 2015

A longer, straighter and lighter driver

The use of this new generation of
carbon fibres is not limited to golfing.
Since it improves weight, stiffness,
strength and many other properties
compared to traditional carbon fibre
materials, other sports focusing on
performance will be inclined to use it.
Formula 1 racing, ice hockey, cycling,
tennis and even surfboards couldvery
well be the next industries to benefit
from these properties. n
More information:
www.textreme.com


http://www.textreme.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015

Cover
Edito
Point of view : Developing advice
Contents
COMPANY & BUSINESS
In brief
Agenda of Events
APPLICATIONS
Golf
Sustainability
Bicycle
Mountain
MARKET
Japan
Brazil
FEATURE BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
Floor
Antibacterial
Medical
Graphene
Design
Environment
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Ageing
Welding
Welding
Simulation
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
Process
Green composites
Nano
Compound
Index
In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Cover
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Point of view : Developing advice
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 9
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Agenda of Events
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 11
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Ad1
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Ad2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Golf
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Sustainability
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Bicycle
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Mountain
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Japan
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Brazil
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 20
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Floor
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Antibacterial
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Medical
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Graphene
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 26
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 27
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Design
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 30
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Environment
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 33
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 34
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Ageing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Welding
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Welding
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 43
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Simulation
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 46
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 48
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Process
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Green composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Nano
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Compound
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #101 - November/December 2015 - 59
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