Well-known ski manufacturers began to use basalt in their technologies, this led to significantly less weight and perfectly balanced elasticity, and in addition, basalt is an environmentally friendly material.
Besides less weight, Basalight technology brought the properties of the middle-class skis close to the top class ones. This material is ideal for the specific ski movements in cross country skiing and the perfect flex characteristics that span all temperature ranges enable a whole new skiing experience.
Fischer is not the only world famous brand using basalt fiber in the ski construction –
“Basalt reinforcement layers also help stabilize the ski and prevent chatter at high speeds”, – the company said.
Basalt fiber layer running the length of the ski provides outstanding dampening and vibration absorption in the models of another brand –