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Going for a double

This golf club takes advantage of nanotechnology in two ways. In the crown, carbon nanotubes reinforce the resin that glues the carbon fibres together. In the shaft tip, ceramic nanoplatelets, only 2 nanometres thick, boost the materialís strength and resistance to twisting.

Source: Wilson Sporting Goods



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Lighter, stronger materials mean that this golf club could help players achieve straighter, more powerful shots.
Lighter, stronger materials mean that this golf club could help players achieve straighter, more powerful shots.
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