Product stories

Winning Technology

Since the turn of the millennium, new materials such as carbon fiber and lightweight innovative cores have been used, resulting in a modern ice hockey game that is even quicker than it was when traditional wooden ice hockey sticks were the only option. Read here how ROHACELL® from Evonik helps to make ice hockey even faster.

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Giving wings to aviation in China

The Chinese C919 passenger jet celebrated its 1st successful trial flight on May 5, 2017. Flying on board was a true lightweight from Evonik: ROHACELL® rigid foam. This material is helping Chinese aviation soar higher, thanks to reduced weight and lower CO2 emissions.

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Cross-country skiing made easy

Cross-country skiing goes back a long way, yet is attracting new followers. The high-tech systems by Madshus and Evonik are making believers of beginners.

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Skis for champions

Star biathletes taking top honors in a race do not owe their success to chance; it is the result of submitting to rigorous and disciplined training, daily physical and mental condition, and choosing the ultimate in equipment.

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ROHACELL® in helicopter rotor blades for a reliable lift-off

The Bavarian Red Cross reports that a 27-year-old woman and her four-year-old son from Bad Reichenhall were rescued after dark on a Sunday evening in the Latten Mountains, thanks to a masterly display of flying skills by the helicopter pilot and the professionalism of the mountain patrol.

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Earning the yellow jersey made easy

High-tech and craftsmanship made in Germany: Why a bicycle manufacturer near Lake Constance relies on ROHACELL® for its wheel rims to help it sprint into the top-ranking in the world of professional cycling. A case in point: Team MILRAM at the Tour de France 2009.

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