These lessons had the typical topics--like relative humidity and temperature, which can affect when and how much ski wax is needed--but also focused on more detailed forecasting; for example, taking into account tree shadows, which have the ability to slightly alter mountain temperatures.
I remember the days when we would turn up at venues and try to get a ski wax cabin and we would be told there was no room, or when we would try to enter two races for a World Cup and the organisers would refuse to believe we had qualified.
Perfluorinated compounds are used in a wide variety of industrial and consumer products, including fire fighting foam, non-stick cookware, and grease and water-repellent materials such as food contact material, ski wax and GoreTex, for example.
12 December 2011 - German integrated systems provider for nanosurfaces Nanogate (ETR:N7G) said it had decided to cut its majority stake in local ski wax maker Holmenkol AG to just under 50% from 50% plus one share before.
11 August 2010 - Swiss industrial holding company Conzzeta (SWF: CZH) said today its sports equipment unit Mammut Sports will sell its Toko ski wax and care products business to Norwegian skiing equipment maker Swix Sport.
From the design of innovative friction reducing materials for speed skate blades to the development of new cross country ski wax, chemical engineers have contributed to critical advancements in sports technology.