F500 Football - Size 5

€ 15.00

Designed for regular 11-a-side football training or playing matches (2 to 3 times a week) on grass or artificial turf pitches.

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SKU: S104988 (2611408)
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    Size : 5
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Product benefits
  1. Durability
    Panel stitching is on the inside, subsequently less subject to wearing
  2. Lasting air retention
    Guaranteed to keep ball pressure for longer thanks to its Butyl / latex bladder.
  3. Precision
    Bladder wrapped in a thread to maintain its shape and ensure greater accuracy
  4. Bounce
    Consistent rebound thanks to the quality of bladder and outer cover
  5. ball touch
    Extra feel thanks to 1.4 mm polyurethane outer cover.
Product feature
  1. Design
    Our design team watched football players in action on the pitch to develop this Hybrid ball. This ball is a hybrid due to a concept that combines the comfort of machine sewing with the durability of hand sewing. We also used a bladder with thread winding (2 km of thread is wrapped around the bladder) to ensure lasting inflation and better sphericity.
  2. Weight
    Between 420 and 445 cm (Size 5) Between 350 and 390 cm (Size 4)
  3. Circumference
    Between 68.5 and 69.5 cm (Size 5) Between 63.5 and 66 cm (Size 4)
  4. Sphericity
    Average measured variation: maximum 1.5% We measure the football's sphericity at 16 different points and take a look at the recorded discrepancies. When the discrepancy is greater than 1.5% (FIFA PRO Standard), our engineers are tasked with improving the sphericity to ensure consistent rebound.
  5. Maximum pressure loss
    We inflate the ball to the recommended pressure (meaning 0.8 bar). 72 hours later, the ball must not lose more than 15% of its pressure, meaning approx. 0.1 bar. The pressure after 72 hours must, therefore, be at approx. 0.7 bar. This also means that it is quite normal for a ball to lose pressure after a few days.
  6. Water absorption
    We simulate rainy playing conditions in a lab, leaving the ball to sit in 2 cm of water and subjecting it to 250 compressions whilst applying a constant rotation. By the end of the test, the ball must not have absorbed more than 15% of its weight, meaning approx. 60 g for this F500.
  7. Rebound
    Between 135 and 155 cm with a maximum difference of 10cm between the ball's highest and lowest rebound. Each ball is dropped 10 times on a steel plate from a height of 2 metres.
  8. Shape and pressure retention
    The most stringent test we put this ball through is the shooting machine test. Withstands up to 2500 shots against an inclined concrete surface at 50 km/h at a distance of 2.5 m. At the end of the test, we check: - the ball's general state: stitching must withstand this test - the circumference: it must not have increased by more than 1.5 cm - the sphericity: it must not have varied by over 1.5% - the pressure: the ball's loss of pressure must not exceed 0.1 bar
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Outcover : 100.0% Polyurethane (PU) Bladder : 100.0% Rubber - Natural Rubber (NR) - Latex Backing : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
  2. Cleaning advice
    Make sure ball is inflated at a maximum pressure of 0.8 bar for best use
  3. Product catchline
    Revolutionary hybrid construction: stitching on the inside, which makes it invisible, therefore more durable, and foam added, making it more comfortable to play with.
  4. Lab tested
    Complies to international federations' highest standards.