Michelin helps reinvent the table-tennis bat

Paris — Michelin rubber engineers have been working with Cornilleau SA, France’s premier supplier to the table-tennis industry, to create rubber compounds for use in a new generation of bats.

The new bats are based on a blade made from composite materials, but also have new playing surfaces, based on a new compound and new geometries. The aim was to produce a bat for use by amateur players, that would survive, even when left outside in the rain and bright sunshine.

According to a press statement from…

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