Bowling on Urethane carry down.

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Re: Bowling on Urethane carry down.

Post by JJakobsen » August 16th, 2018, 7:50 pm

MegaMav wrote:
Because the reactive ball absorbs the oil into the coverstock and only causes carrydown on the bowtie.

The urethane ball, when you wipe the ball, it smears oil all over the ball and doesnt absorb. Oil sits on the covestock of the ball. The entire track flare of the ball deposits oil on the lane, most notably past the end of the oil pattern.
You can easily see this effect if you are allowed to walk down to the backend. Urethane and polyester will give long streaks, while reactive carrydown looks like a UK police tape Image
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