Shelf life of a rubber

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Nilabhra Paul

Nilabhra Paul Asked 4 years ago

Hey coach, is there a shelf life of a rubber, like an expiry date or something?

I recently bought a Joola Phoenix rubber online that was manufactured one year ago. Will it work fine?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 4 years ago

Hi Nilabhra,

If the rubber is still in its packet it should be fine.

The main things that effect the rubber are air, dirt and heat.  As long as the sealed packet has been kept indoors out of the heat they should be good.  They will actually last many years in this condition.

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Nilabhra Paul

Nilabhra Paul Posted 4 years ago

Thanks a lot sir! :)

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 4 years ago

Glad it helped.

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