Basic Types of Rubber in Table Tennis

In present day table tennis, there are five essential sorts of elastic:

hostile to turn
grass without wipes
grass with a wipe

Rear comprises of an elastic substrate and elastic with pimples turned and stuck to wipe. The external surface of elastic is smooth, which essential trademark is adequacy or coefficient of grinding. The proficiency of this elastic relies upon the thickness and hardness of the wipe. There are three primary gatherings of posterior elastic: very satisfactory elastic (quick), medium quick and slow. Truly adequate elastic is utilized in unrelated strokes, or strokes with revolution. They are involved by protecting players in mix with a meager wipe as a result of the chance of simpler control of balls.


Delicate is made of wipe and elastic joined to the wipe which has pimples outward. Contrasted with standard elastic with pimples that were already considerably more utilized, on account of the wipe delicate enjoyed benefit and was essentially quicker and the ball was better controlled. The essential characteristic of delicate elastic is that it is extremely speedy and generally minimal satisfactory in view of little surface of pimples. On account of its low agreeableness it isn’t exceptionally delicate to the turn. It is especially reasonable for quick going after style without a ton of twist, and for the guarded style of play. It is utilized by players which are playing penholder style, assailants who play nearer to the table. The aim of players who play with a delicate elastic is to accelerate the game, to make a strike quicker and disrupting.

Hostile to turn

Against turn is made of wipe and elastic with pimples confronting the wipe, which is smooth outward. The external layer of elastic is made of material with a low coefficient of rubbing, so it isn’t OK. At first, hostile to turn was utilized for cautious style of play, and later, in view of its qualities, has turned into a significant idea in the hostile game. Practically all assailants are putting against turn elastic on strike. While playing strike numerous assailants turn their racquet so in one point they play strike with rear and against turn that makes hardships for adversaries due changes of beat and pivoting balls.

Grass (regardless of wipe)

The grass is elastic with long outward pimples that is connected to a springy surface, or straightforwardly to a wood. The most extreme permitted length of pimples on the grass is 1.8 mm, with which is hard to control the ball and the grass with a more limited pimples (1.5 mm) has great control and more fragile impact of this kind of elastic. For guard are utilized cautious adaptation of grasses, which have somewhat sluggish supple surface, while for hostile grass are utilized quicker wipes. Grass is subtle and it is preposterous to expect to give a more grounded revolution in view of its long pimples. The fundamental job of grasses in the game is to work with the arrival of revolution of the adversary and to return the counter turn. Dismissed chunk of grass has an unpredictable trip because of sling impact of pimples which further meddles round of rival.