Any current racquets use Kevlar/Aramid/Twaron?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by kinsella, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. kinsella

    kinsella Semi-Pro

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    Are there any current offerings that use this magical fiber? When 20% is mixed with the graphite, you get a great feel (PT280, PS 6.0 and 6.1, etc). It seems like all the focus now is on extremely stiff graphite and nano this and that. I am not opposed to those materials, just wish that Kevlar (etc) had not been abandoned.
     
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  2. doublefault2008

    doublefault2008 Rookie

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    I know that pure drive roddicks uses kevlar in it.
     
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  3. nalk7

    nalk7 Rookie

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    the k90 has 20% kevlar construction
     
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  4. hyogen

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    anyone know if the old Head Satellite Tour XL had twaron in it?

    had the same paint job as the Radical twin tube..except with some red in it.
     
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  5. haerdalis

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    Yeah 20 % kevlar is great in a racquet.
    The PK type R is a flexy racquet with kevlar in it. Makes for a very solid stable and buttery racquet.
    A good current racquet with kevlar is the Kneissl red star.
     
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  6. vsbabolat

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    The Satellite Tour is made of Graphite and Polyamide. You had a inner shell made of stiff high-modulus Graphite and a outer shell made of a soft Polyamide for improved frame dampening and increased feel.
     
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