Our Customers - Ice Skaters
PROJECT: ICE SPEED SKATE - REYNOLDS 953
Used by Olympic standard ice speed skaters for long and short track race events.
Light fabrication for improved acceleration, speed, endurance.
Maintain straightness of skate at better than 0.25mm over length after use on anti-clockwise race usage
Integrity of tube/blade weld in racing conditions
Blade to be re-ground during race events due to damage from track debris
Project solution and benefits
Use of 953 maraging stainless steel tube.
20% lighter tube with 1600 MPa yield strength, holds straightness during events
TIG or laser-weldable stainless steel blade
Blade material is also stainless, and can be TIG welded with stainless steel filler wire, yield ~ 1200 MPa after welding.