View Full Version : The real Aerogel?

09-24-2007, 05:35 AM

Looks like the aerogel stuff is real. Whether it can offer benefits in a tennis racket that no other older commercially viable material can is another issue entirely.

'Aerogel, one of the world’s lightest solids, can withstand a direct blast of 1kg of dynamite and protect against heat from a blowtorch at more than 1,300C.'

interesting stuff.

09-24-2007, 06:03 AM
Yes i knew that aerogel existed but i don't think there will be much of that material in the racket. maybe one percent or less. I don't think one percent of aerogel makes a difference.