The Yonex Nanoflare 170 Light badminton racket is the latest creation by Yonex.
This racket is for beginner to intermediate players looking to command the rally with maximum speed and effortless force from a light racket.
Similar in design as the made in Japan high-end version Nanoflare 700, Nanoflare 170 Light is also built with Sonic Flare System using a material called TORAYCA(r) M40X, a next-generation highly strong, yet elastic carbon fiber developed by Toray Industries, Inc (one of world's leading innovation companies specializing in R&D and manufacturing of industrial material). The new carbon fiber creates a stable yet highly repulsive head shape and aero-dimensional shape to compress and 'snap back'.
This racket is also made from a new resilient yet surprisingly flexible graphite material called the Nanocell Neo.
Sonic Flare System - The Sonic Flare System in the newest Nanoflare racket range utilises a revolutionary Torayca® M40X graphite at the bottom of the frame to establish incredible rigidity and increased repulsion, whereas on the top of frame, there is the High Modulus graphite (or Super High Modulus graphite in case of top of the range frames) to ensure a superior striking speed of the racquet.
Nanocell Neo - The Nanocell Neo technology ensures all the characteristics of its predecessor, an excellent frame durability and reduced impact stress thanks to finely mixed nano-sized bubbles, and yet it remains surprisingly flexible, which is important for players that prefer a not so rigid shaft in the racquet of their choice.
Aero Frame - The new Aero Frame is both highly aerodynamic, allowing for fast and easy swings, while maintaining a profile that allows the frame to compress on impact with the shuttle, and snap back, much like a trampoline, launching the shuttle from the face of the racquet. Decreases air resistance and realizes a quicker swing combining "wide" body shape to get solid structure, creates a solid hitting feel and quick swing.
Super Slim Frame - This thin frame provides greater head speed and a solid feel.
New Grommet Pattern - the single-pass grommet hole construction provides more grommet holes for a more high-performance stringing pattern.
ISOMETRIC - 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.
New Built-in T-Joint - ‘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.
Control Support Cap - he control support cap provides an 88% wider flat surface compared with an ordinary racket for easier gripping, fast follow-through and the sharpest maneuverability.
Frame Graphite / Nanocell NEO / HM Graphite
Shaft Composition Graphite
Weight Grip Size 5U (Ave.78g) G4, 5, 6
Tension 19 - 26 lbs
Weight: 78g +/- 3 (5U-G5)
Length: 675mm +/- 2
Balance: 290mm +/- 3 (Slightly Head Heavy)
Grommets: 76 holes