INSIDE ACCESS: THE STORY OF NIKE LUNARLON
Designers challenged convention to create a lightweight technology that offered both soft cushioning and bouncy responsiveness.
In science terms, it was the fusion of lightweight Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) with the bouncy ball-like spring of Nitrile Rubber (NBR).
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CUSHIONING EXPLAINED: NIKE LUNARLON
What is Lunarlon foam?
Lunarlon cushioning features a soft, yet resilient, foam core that is encased within a supportive foam carrier for lightweight, ultra-plush cushioning, springy response and support.
The innovative Lunarlon foam, invented by Nike, is 30 percent lighter than traditional Phylon and allows the force of impact to be more evenly distributed, which helps reduce painful pressure points on feet.