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Head UK Ltd, Head MicroGel Radical MP


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Title Head MicroGel Radical MP
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Manufactured For Head UK Ltd
Date 2008
Description This 2000s Head MicroGel Radical MP tennis racket is orange, white and black. It is made of carbon fibre and MicroGel, a form of silicon exclusive to Head. MicroGel creates a honeycomb structure around the stiff carbon fibres which deforms and compresses upon ball impact, uniformly absorbing and distributing the impact load around the frame. The frame weighs 295 grams, is complete with a carrying case, and was Andy Murray's choice of racket in 2008.
Accession Number AIBDC : 005869
Dimensions height 680mm, width 260mm, depth 20mm
Materials plastic, carbon fibre, MicroGel - trade name, silicone, polyvinyl chloride (carry case), PVC
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method compression moulded
Object Type racket
 

 

 

 

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