Many people want to know what material is used in hockey shooting pads. Mostshooting pad for hockey pads are made out of High-density polyethylene or HDPE, which is a special type of slippery plastic. HDPE is also used to make milk jugs, hockey dasher boards, and rails / boxes used for snowboarding and skiing. While some hockey shooting pad alternatives offer a smooth surface, only a real hockey shooting pad can offer a smooth and slippery surface.
HOCKEY SHOOTING PAD SIZES
The hockey shooting pads come in a variety of sizes the most common sizes are
Junior – 24 inches wide by 48 long and 1/8 of an inch thick
Intermediate 28 inches wide by 52 inches long and 3/16 of an inch thick
Professional shooting pads which are 30 inches wide by 60 inches long and 3/16 of an inch thick.