Volkl Power Bridge 1 Racquets Technologies
POWER BRIDGE is an innovative construction that considerably increases the stability of the yoke area of the racquet. This makes the entire racquet more powerful and dynamic. This effect is achieved on the one hand by integrating the high-strength DNX material and on the other hand by increasing the specific material density in the yoke.
|Volkl Catapult Technology|
1. Pre-Load - Activating the Catapult: The Catapult is a spring freely mounted onto the frame and is pre-loaded during the stringing process.
2. Control Phase - Receive Time: As the ball hits the string bed, the Catapult spring compresses and energizes or "loads" the catapult, thus creating a deeper string bed pocket. The increase in receive time (the Control Phase) results in 30% more control and a larger sweetspot.
3. Power Phase - Release Time: The explosive resetting of the Catapult shortens the release time (the Power Phase) by 30%, delivering more power. Power is further enhanced because the ball compresses less and retains more of its own energy.
DNX is a new unique material structure featuring high-strength micro tube construction that is 25 times stronger than regular carbon fibers. DNX is an entirely new material class whose properties represent the fourth dimension of carbon. DNX has strength characteristics that have never been reached before, a true break-through in material development, now exclusively available in the new DNX Racquet Series by Volkl Tennis.
|Sensor Handle System|
Includes a two part racquet shaft and TechnoGel surrounded by EVA (Ethyl Vinyl Acetate). This is visible technology you can actually see through the butt cap of the racquet. Designed to dampen vibration without sacrificing touch, playtests seem to verify that the Sensor Handle System does contribute to a more comfortable and forgiving feel.
The dynamic properties of the POWER ARM produce maximum power for every tennis player. Being structurally decoupled from the racquet head, the POWER ARM is pulled backwards upon ball impact. The tennis ball plunges deeper into the stringbed. Right at the moment the ball changes direction, the recoil sets in: The POWER ARM recoils dynamically and leads to extreme acceleration on the ball.
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