NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 1976
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-51
Origin: Shuttle Program
Babcock &amp; 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&apos;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 &amp; Wilcox Company