Bridgestone, JSR developing gloves for para-athletes

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. is working with synthetic rubber manufacturer JSR Corp. to develop gloves for wheelchair athletes, according a recent announcement by JSR.

The two companies are collaborating under a ‘sport and health innovation consortium’ started to developing gloves for para-athletes in 2015.

As one of their activities, consortium participants are working on 3D technology and materials-development for such sportswear.

“Gloves for wheelchair competitions are time consuming to produce because each of the athletes handmade,” explained JSR in a 21 Nov statement.

With the use of 3D data…

To read more,please login or register below.

This is the first step to more free
content, user offers, subscriptions
and more.
Log in here using the Email Address
and Password you signed up with