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BUTTERFLY Top 10 Shakehands Blades of 2021

(by Steve Hopkins)

From the classic VISCARIA and PRIMORAC blades, to the ALC and ZLC blades made popular by players on the ITTF Tour, to the Cellulose NanoFiber (CNF) blades, here are are the TOP 10 blades of 2021 – from the top table tennis company in North America.

A quick overview of Butterfly blade terminology:  “ALC” is Arylate Carbon Fibers which dampen vibration and provide soft touch and feel, “ZLC” is Super ZL-Carbon which expands the high reaction area of the blade, “CNF” is Cellulose NanoFiber is a fiber created from wood pulp designed to act like a carbon blade for attacking shots but to maximize the wood on wood feel for softer strokes. 

  1. Viscaria
  2. Timo Boll ALC
  3. Lin Yun-Ju Super ZLC
  4. Zhang Jike Super ZLC
  5. Timo Boll Spirit
  6. Primorac Carbon
  7. Harimoto Innerforce Super ZLC
  8. Harimoto Innerforce ALC
  9. Timo Boll ZLC
  10. Lin Gaoyuan ALC


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