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Srixon uses Teijin's Nanofront for Pro Tour golf gloves
Apr '12
Teijin Fibers Limited, a Teijin Group company, announced that it is supplying Nanofront high-strength polyester nanofiber for the palms of Srixon's new Pro Tour golf gloves.

The gloves (Srixon GGG-S005) are made and marketed by SRI Sports Limited, a major sport equipment manufacturer in Japan, and available in golf shops nationwide. This season, the gloves will be used by a number of top golfers who have endorsement deals with SRI Sports, including Sakura Yokomine.

The gloves offer outstanding grip thanks to Nanofront's excellent frictional properties and soft texture. Nanofront also boasts excellent absorption and diffusion of moisture for added comfort, making it an ideal material for golf gloves.

Nanofront is a high-strength polyester fiber with a thickness of just 700 nanometers, or 7,500 times smaller than the cross section of human hair. Nano-sized bumps on the surface of Nanofront raise frictional force and produce a surface area dozens of times greater than that of regular fiber, resulting in highly superior slip resistance.

Nanofront has a wide variety of clothing and industrial applications, ranging from innerwear, sportswear, golf gloves and skin care products to abrasive cloths and filters. Teijin recently announced a finer version of Nanofront with a fiber diameter of 400 nanometers, an unprecedented achievement for a commercial polyester fiber, which is expected to be used for applications including high-performance air filters.

Teijin is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of sustainable transportation, information and electronics, safety and protection, environment and energy and healthcare. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, products converting and IT.

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