Black Wolf

The Science Behind Black Wolf Waxes

Many times at Swix we are asked what our BW waxes are, and when to use them. The following article adapted from a paper written by the two top Swix Chemists in Norway should help to answer some of those questions. When gliding on clean, fresh snow, two of the important properties of ski wax are 1: to create a hydrophobic surface repelling water, and 2: create a surface that adapts the hardness of the...