How Hockey Sticks Are Finished

Starting with a finished hockey stick, after it has been sanded and buffed smooth.  The stick is lowered into a dip tank full of lacquer, then allowed to drip and dry.
Hockey Stick Dip Tank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next step is to transfer the graphics.  For this stick we are using two different processes.  The first transfer process is a screen print.

U of M Screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How the text looks on the stick.

U of M Team Autograph Stick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The secondary process is a water transfer decal on the blade.

Hockey Stick Water Transfer Decal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sneak peak.  Here is a very special engineered wood that is going to change hockey.  Crazy strong and light.

Top Secret New Wood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We can make any of these sticks customized for you, check it out.

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Author: Jay Fisher

I'm a product guy focused on building great consumer experiences. Gathering quick feedback and building internal consensus by iteratively improving on minimally viable products. My background is in consumer products and finance, I greatly enjoy tackling the challenges involved in financial services and technical product management I love making new professional acquaintances. Reach out (public@jayfisher.info) if you want to talk technology, business, product management, or agile.

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