Or simply how to safe on shuttles and take care of them so they last longer and even.
Take care of shuttlecocks - they make the difference!
Shuttlecocks are natural products that require proper storage, in order to maintain the best conditions for operating ability and durability. If shuttlecocks do not contain the right humidity, they will lose their flexibility, elasticity - and especially speed. Feathers dried out, will become brittle and break easily.
The right moisture of the shuttlecocks ensures correct speed and increases the durability significantly. It takes more than a "sporadic drop of steam"!
The effect of the high level of humidity is obtained at a constant and stable high humidity during the storage of the shuttlecocks. Hereby, the moisture penetrates into the straw and feather, to give the desired flexibility and durability.
Save money on the purchase of shuttlecocks Purchase of shuttlecocks is a huge part of the budget in most badminton clubs. The right storing of the shuttlecocks can save a lot of money. With a proven lifetime increase of 50 to 80%, it means that you can expect a reduction in the purchase of shuttlecocks at about 25-40%.
With a box customized for the individual club’s needs, the investment will normally have a payback time of a maximum of 1 - 2 years!
Better badminton and enhanced play The effect of proper storage of shuttlecocks are not only a question of saving money. With proper humidity and weight of the shuttlecocks, you also have an optimization of movement and speed. At the same time, the increased durability causes that the shuttlecocks ”wear out”, which means that you can play with shuttlecocks moving something close to optimally the entire shuttlecocks lifetime. No more or less destroyed shuttlecocks, before discarding.