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This directory contains information on companies using nanotechnology to improve sporting goods.
|InMat||Nanocomposite barrier film||Prevents air loss from tennis balls, etc|
|Wilson||Tennis racquet frames containing silicon dioxide nanoparticles||Increases strength, stability and power|
|Re-Turn AS||Epoxy containing carbon nanotubes coating the skin of kayaks||Increases abrasion resistance|
|Yonex||Resin containing buckyballs (fullerenes) used to make badminton raquets||Increases power and stability|
|Maruman||Golf club shafts made from a composite containing buckyballs (fullerenes)|
|Eston Cycling||Bicycle parts made with carbon nanotubes||Increases stiffness without weight increase|
|Holmenkol||Ski wax made with nanocomposites||Increases gliding performance and maximum speed|
|St Croix Rods||Fishing rods made with a epoxy resin (called NSi) made with silica nanoparticles||Increased strength without weight increase|
Compiled by Earl Boysen of Hawk's Perch Technical Writing, LLC and UnderstandingNano.com. You can find him on Google+.