Lifestyle, sports, and leisure markets

For fishing rods, tennis rackets, and golf clubs

Characterized by its light weight, high strength, and high elasticity, Nittobo's glass cloth meets the high-functionality requirements of sports and leisure goods, such as fishing rods and tennis rackets.

It is also used for frame reinforcements for tennis rackets as well as for materials for surfboards, fishing rods, golf club shafts, baseball bats, etc. It makes the most of its unique characteristics, such as light weight, high strength, and high elasticity, to precisely meet the requirements of sports and leisure goods for higher functionality and greater diversification. Thus, Nittobo is promoting product development to create more varied, comfortable lifestyles.

Base materials for sports and leisure goods


Specifications (standard)

Product code Manner of
weaving
Thickness
mm
Weight
g/m²
Density
(/25mm)
Tensile strength
(N/25mm)
Warp Weft Warp Weft
KS1020 Plain 0.03 25 59 52 >157 >127
KS1090 Plain 0.05 47 55 49 >304 >235
KS1597 Three-ply 1.12 1356 30 30 >4733 >4733
KS2700 Plain 0.2 196 18 18 >823 >823
KS2750 Plain 0.12 104 19 19 >431 >431
KS2770 Plain 0.3 336 15 15 >1215 >1215
KS2810 Plain 0.36 395 18 17 >1539 >1450
  • * These figures are standard ones obtained from untreated cloth.

Carbon quadraxial braided cloth for golf club and other shafts


This cloth is produced by arranging carbon fibers in four directions at an angle of 0°, ±45°, and 90°, combining them in a grid-like fashion, and joining them with an adhesive without weaving.

Specifications (standard)

Product code Manner of
weaving
Width
mm
Weight
g/m²
Yarn used Pitch (mm)
Warp/weft/diagonal Warp Weft Diagonal
KQC46A 30 Quadraxial 300 46 High strength 1K 5 5 7
KQC39B 30 Quadraxial 300 39 Medium elasticity 1K 5 5 7
KQC20B 30 Quadraxial 300 20 Medium elasticity 1K 10 10 15
  • * For the products mentioned above, orders for prepreg processing will also be accepted. Please contact Nittobo.
  • * Braided Cloth™ is a registered trademark of Polymer Processing Laboratories Co., Ltd.

Glass cloth for fishing rods


Hitokataori (Turkish satin weave) cloth, which has more warps and whose warp strength is higher, is used for fishing rods.
Fishing rod cloth, which undergoes deoiling and surface treatment, is provided in the prepreg condition of polyester resin or epoxy resin. This type of cloth is most suitable for various kinds of cylindrical products.

Specifications (standard)

Product code Manner of
weaving
Thickness
mm
Width
mm
Wight
g/m²
Density
(/25mm)
Tensile strength
(N/25mm)
Length
m
Warp Weft Warp Weft
WP 10
103
Turkish satin 0.07 1030 74 65 33 >637 >206 300
WP 13D
103
Turkish satin 0.13 1030 167 52 30 >1569 >324 360
WP 15D
103
Turkish satin 0.15 1030 202 57 30 >1648 >422 360
WP 18D
103
Turkish satin 0.16 1030 215 46 33 >1961 >353 300
WP 24D
103
Turkish satin 0.22 1030 305 49 25 >2403 >353 240
  • * These figures are standard ones obtained from untreated cloth.

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