Thread: Softest Polys?
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:42 AM   #7
hoodjem
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We need some science here.

from http://www.racquetsportsindustry.com...ctor_2012.html
Polyester (Sorted by Stiffness)
Company String Material Gauge Stiffness (lbs/in.) Tension loss (lbs)
Head FXP Tour 16 Polyester 1.33 165 14.93
Babolat Pro Hurricane 18 Polyester 1.21 187 22.29
Dunlop Black Widow 18 Polyester 1.20 189 22.77
Dunlop Black Widow 17 Polyester 1.25 190 25.25
Dunlop Black Widow 16 Polyester 1.30 192 25.03
Head Sonic Pro 17 Polyester 1.23 199 23.09
Genesis Heptonic 18 Polyester 1.16 200 22.49
Pacific Poly Power 18 Polyester 1.09 201 21.17
Polyfibre Poly Hightec 1.10 Polyester 1.09 206 23.68
Isospeed Pulse 1.20 Polyester 1.23 209 21.78
Polyfibre Poly Hightec 1.15 Polyester 1.16 211 23.49
Gamma Zo Tour 16 Polyester 1.32 214 20.73
Head Sonic Pro 16 Polyester 1.31 214 22.18
Isospeed Pulse 1.30 Polyester 1.30 214 23.74
Gosen Polylon Comfort 17 Polyester 1.26 215 19.91
Gosen Polylon Polyquest 17 Polyester 1.25 215 20.70
. . .
Topspin Cyber Flash 1.20 Polyester 1.20 236 17.47
Topspin Cyber Flash 1.25 Polyester 1.23 240 15.54

236 is not that soft. Quite a few (as listed) are softer.
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