Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Low weight is the key to success
Low weight is the key to success
24
Apr '08
Nike Bauer One95 goalie stick featuring TeXtreme
Nike Bauer One95 goalie stick featuring TeXtreme
Nike Bauer Hockey's latest goal stick phenomenon - the all-composite, patented One95 – is exceptionally lightweight and durable thanks to TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fiber fabric. In collaboration with Oxeon AB, Nike Bauer has developed a unique design that features technically-advanced fabric for enhanced performance and esthetics.

TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fiber fabric is available in extremely low areal weights, thus reducing the weight of the new One95 lower than that of a traditional stick.

Currently used by elite athletes in the NHL, and just recently launched globally at the retail level, the One95 goalie stick by Nike Bauer and Oxeon is said to be the most technically advanced goal stick in the world.

“We were drawn to the material because of its weight” explained Adam Gans, Director of Research & Development for Nike Bauer Hockey's Stick Category, “The 160gsm TeXtreme material allowed us to take substantial weight out of the blade and paddle areas. This, in turn, gave us a better balanced stick. At the same time, the look has been extremely well received. The look really fits the geometry.”

The Nike Bauer One95 goalie stick exemplifies the benefits of TeXtreme Spread Tow fabric. According to Andreas Josefsson, Vice-President of Business Development at Oxeon AB, “By combining NBH's great hockey stick expertise with TeXtreme technology, we were able to produce a stick that really stands out from its competitors.”

Oxeon AB is a world leader in the field of Spread Tow Reinforcements. Its two product groups – TeXtreme - Spread Tow fabrics and TeXero -Spread Tow UD tapes – are rapidly gaining popularity in a wide variety of diverse applications because of their weight-saving and performance-enhancing capabilities as well as the new looks provided by the materials.

Oxeon's unique spreading and weaving technologies that produce TeXtreme were developed by Dr Nandan Khokar of the University of Chalmers in Gothenburg, Sweden. From there, Oxeon AB was created in the university's School of Entrepreneurship and has since garnered international recognition for its advanced composite products. Oxeon AB headquarters are located in Borås, Sweden.

Oxeon AB


Must ReadView All

New US alliance to promote postal package delivery service

Textiles | On 15th Aug 2018

New US alliance to promote postal package delivery service

A group of US retailing, e-commerce and logistics firms recently...

Courtesy: Industriall Union

Apparel/Garments | On 15th Aug 2018

IndustriALL-Esprit agreement to improve workers' rights

IndustriALL Global Union recently signed a global framework agreement ...

Indian minister orders fresh consultations on e-com policy

Textiles | On 15th Aug 2018

Indian minister orders fresh consultations on e-com policy

Indian commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu has asked for...

Interviews View All

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Top executives
Textile industry

Defining MSMEs on the basis of turnover makes it simpler to do business

Headhonchos
Indian textile value chain

Adopt innovative techniques, go for automisation rather than being...

Sham Shah

Shamal and Shamal Pvt Ltd is into manufacturing and sales of textile...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Suresh P Bagrecha

Komal Texfab, founded in 1981, is into manufacturing of knitted fabrics,...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Kazuaki Yazawa
Purdue University

Scientist <b>Kazuaki Yazawa</b> has developed thermoelectric semiconductor ...

Chandani Sahi
By Chandani

By Chandani is a womenswear prêt couture brand with fusion silhouettes by...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Adriano Goldschmied
AG Jeans

The hype around 'designer jeans' was created by him. And the new wave of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


August 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search