To Create a Better Lacrosse Ball Researchers Look to PU
Polyurethane is changing the sport of lacrosse for the better with a new kind of game ball that resists becoming greasy and avoids hardening over time.
Solid rubber has long been the primary material used in the production of lacrosse balls. Over time, however, additives and oils used in traditional balls can leech out, creating a sleek exterior on the surface that make the balls slippery. These materials also sometimes harden. When this happens, the balls lose their resiliency and their bounciness.
Recently, Guardian Sports came up with a PU solution. The equipment manufacturer is producing...Athletics