VH Speed Skating - New Products

By: Vh Speed Skating  09-12-2011
Keywords: Speed Skating, Titanium Blade

VH Speed Skating is currently finalizing development of a new ultra high performance Short track blade (Ti3).  Some of the new and innovative elements are:

  • precision cored 7050 aircraft grade aluminum
  • PM bimetal blade runner heat treated and tested at 67 HRC
  • Tight channel blade runner housing design with aicraft grade glue and two rivets

VH Speed Skating is currently finalizing development of a new high performance long track blade.  Some of the new and innovative elements are:

  • forged aluminum tube
  • PM bimetal blade runner heat treated and tested at 67 HRC
  • Tight channel blade runner housing design with aicraft grade glue
  • 7050 aircraft grade aluminum bridge for superior stiffness and light weight

VH Speed Skating is currently finalizing development of a new stock sized performance short track boot.  

VH Speed Skating is currently finalizing development of a new stock sized performance long track boot.  

 VH Titanium (Ti1) Design Innovation

Introducing the VH Titanium blade. VH continues to innovate the sport of speed skating by conducting research to specifically design a blade to meet the current demands of speed skaters. 

La compagnie VH est innovatrice dans le patinage de vitesse. Elle performe des recherches significatives afin de dessiner et de fabriquer des lames à la hauteur des patineurs.

Blade Steel:

VH Titanium blade comes with a 59rc (Rockwell) steel blade allowing you to achieve an optimal edge and glide

Rivet:

VH Titanium blade is secured with rivets on the front and back of the blade to ensure the blade steel will never come loose of the tube. VH believes that safety is not only a high performance feature.

Blade Tips:

Blade tip profile follows Speed Skating Canada and ISU radius specifications for safety.

Tube Extrusion:

The VH Titanium tube uses the industry standard 7000 series aluminum to take advantage of the flexural properties needed for today's skaters.

Self-Centering Cups:

VH Titanium cup design provides a self-centering system, which seamlessly integrates and fuses the cup to the tube for optimal power transfer through the blade.

Cup Width:

Slot width is designed for proper allowance of washers to allow for proper adjustment and fine-tuning of blade off-set.

VH Boot Kid's Line

VH continues to innovate the sport of speed skating by conducting research and developing a specifically designed kids boot (size 29-33). Through extensive foot measurement research VH has customized the foot last to the specific requirements of a child's’ foot.

Through this approach VH again addresses the specific needs of the skater taking into account their developmental needs as it pertains to comfort, skill development, safety, and overall performance.

Keywords: Speed Skating, Titanium Blade