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Did you know that skis and snowboards benefit from Infrared heat?

23.01.2019

Not only should skis and snowboards look appealing, they also need to be built to withstand the rigors of snow and ice. Almost all popular skis and snowboards contain composite materials, which are manufactured by Isosport in Austria.

For the modern, high-quality composite fabrics rovings and fabrics made of glass and carbon fiber are impregnated with high-quality epoxy resins.


Quelle: Heraeus Noblelight

Afterwards it is cured in a continuous process with infrared emitters from Heraeus.

So far, metal-tube emitters were used for this process, but in 2018 they were replaced by medium wave infrared emitters from Heraeus.

The more modern emitters have a gold reflector, which directs the heat directly to the product, which significantly increases the efficiency.

Christian Puschitz from the purchasing department at Isosport Verbundbauteile GmbH is enthusiastic:

"The new emitters have improved energy efficiency by up to 30%."

Click here to learn more about IR heat for composites or contact us for further information.

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