What is Bat Shaving?

What is Bat Shaving?

By Jacob R. McDaniels January 24th, 2018 12:56 CST

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What is Bat shaving?

Bat shaving is a service that thins the walls of a bat to induce a "trampoline effect" when the bat strikes a ball. The end cap is removed on a composite or aluminum bat and it is then placed into a maching lathe. Coordinates are programmed in according to the desired thickness of the bat barrel walls. The bat spins in the chuck of the lathe and a horizontally stationary cutting tool cuts the length of the barrel by "shaving" the inside. Once shaving is completed some bat shavers use a polymer/rubberized coating to strengthen the walls so premature flaking of the freshly cut composite does not occur through constant flexing of the barrel. The end cap is then attached with a strong epoxy and left to dry. Depending on the composite of the bat and the wall thickness balls have been tested to travel up to 62ft more than normal.

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Just to put an 8-mph increase in performance in performance in perspective, the difference between a softball leaving a bat at 98-mph and a softball leaving a bat at 106-mph is about 62 feet in additional distance travelled.
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