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DUORA Z-STRIKE

DUORA Z-STRIKE

Item Code:
DUO-ZS
Flex:
Extra Stiff
Frame:
H.M. Graphite/NANOMETRIC DR/Hyper-MG
Shaft:
H.M. Graphite/NANOMETRIC/EX-HMG
Weight / Grip Size:
3U (Ave.88g) G4,5
2U (Ave.93g) G4,5
Stringing Advice:
3U 20-28lbs, 2U 21-29lbs
Colour:
Black/White

Made in Japan

Product Technology

DUAL OPTIMUM SYSTEM

EXTRA SLIM SHAFT - THE THINNEST STRONGEST EVER PRODUCED BY YONEX

Cutting edge NANOMETRIC carbon technology is used to produce an ultra-thin, ultra-tough, aerodynamic shaft, created for a stronger and more intense shot.

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Extra Slim Shaft_1

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NANOMETRIC* improves the bonding strength between the carbon fibres enabling us to take racquet shaft construction to another level. By reducing the amount of carbon in the shaft to make it 60%* thinner than a conventional racquet whilst retaining stiffness, YONEX has created a revolutionary lightweight racquet with lightening head speed and control.

*NANOMETRIC is the new material which applies the NANOALLOYTM Technology of Toray Industries, Inc.

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*approximate measurement when compared to a conventional racquet shaft, tested by YONEX

Flexural Strength (Bending Strength) (%) Flexural Modules (Stiffness) Impact Strength (Resisting External Shock)
Conventional Graphite 100 100 100
NANOMETRIC 108 98 140
NANOPREME 108 109 124

Number (CONVENTIONAL GRAPHITE = 100)

Researched by YONEX R&D Team

NANOMETRIC DR

NANOMETRIC DR is a new carbon material developed by Yonex based on our unique NANOSCIENCE technology. Created from a material originally developed for next generation space aviation by Toray Industries, Inc., this marks the first time it has been used within the racquet industry. By combining firm shuttle hold and high repulsion, NANOMETRIC DR puts the DUORA into a class of its own.

NANOMETRIC DR

DUORA Grommet

DUORA Grommet

The new DUORA Grommet design features 8 linked grommets made with differing thicknesses on either side of the frame. When hit on the box side, thicker and harder grommets on the aero side result in a stiffer string bed, ultimately increasing launch power on the shuttlecock.

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The square-shaped ISOMETRIC frame shape is designed to keep vertical strings at a similar length, as well as the horizontal strings to produce an expanded sweet spot in all directions.

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The single-pass grommet hole construction provides more grommet holes for a more high-performance stringing pattern.

New Grommet Pattern 2013 ver

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YONEX has designed a new grommet pattern called the HORIZONTAL-A CONCEPT that has helped us create the smallest frame in our history. The pattern anchors 4 strings horizontally to allow greater flex in the string bed and to create an enlarged sweet spot at the top of the frame. So even off-centre shots can be powerful.

Horizontal A Concept

The built-in solid feel core cuts harmful miscellaneous vibration at impact. Solid feel core is carried in all racquets manufactured in Japan.

SOLID FEEL CORE

Compact Frame

The first racquet from YONEX with a compact frame. The smaller frame size further reduces unwanted air resistance and improves feel.

 

Combines solid hitting feel and quick swing.

AERO+BOX Frame

‘NEW’ Built-in T-Joint is manufactured from a special lightweight plastic combined with epoxy resin and foaming agent that enhances quality and performance by increasing the stability of the shuttle on the string bed and through the air.

NEW Built-in T-Joint

A new composite material T-ANCHOR used in the T-joint helps reduce excess torque when hitting an off centre shot.

The control support cap provides an 88% wider flat surface compared with an ordinary racquet for easier gripping, fast follow-through and the sharpest maneuverability.

Control Support Cap