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How Various Materials Used in the Helmet Construction Affect Rider’s Safety – Article



To protect the rider’s head from severe injuries in case of a crash, a good motorcycle helmet must meet a number of criteria. First of all, it needs to fit the head shape of a rider and sit on top of it snugly enough for the rider to feel comfortable and confident. The last thing you want is a source of constant distraction on your head, so the helmet must fit you precisely. Inner liner and padding must provide maximum comfort even on long-distance trips.

The Styrofoam mid-layer is designed to absorb most of the energy in case of impact. The vast majority of helmets use this material in their construction, so in this article, we will be focusing mostly on hard outer shells. They could be made of thermoplastics or composite-fiber material. Each has its pros and cons. To learn more, click on the link below:

What Material Choices Are There in Motorcycle Helmet Construction?

Some of the helmets featured in the article as examples:

NEXX Helmets® - X.G100R Motordrome Full Face Helmet - MOTORCYCLEiD.com


X-Lite® - X-803 Nuance Ultra Carbon Full Face Helmet - MOTORCYCLEiD.com


Cyber Helmets® - US-39 Solid Full Face Helmet - MOTORCYCLEiD.com


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