NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 1976
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-51
Origin: Shuttle Program
Babcock & Wilcox Co. under a partnership with Marshall Space Flight Center, produced composite materials, originally from the shuttle program, for improving golf clubs. Company used Marshall Space Flight Center's data summary file summarizing typical processing techniques and mechanical and physical properties of graphite and boron-reinforced composite materials. Reinforced composites provide combination of shaft rigidity and flexibility that provide maximum distance.
Page Number in Published book: 86-87
Manufacturer: Babcock & Wilcox Company