When choosing a helmet, any rider would want to be confident that the piece he or she picked can provide solid protection from severe injuries to the head in case of an accident while being lightweight, comfortable enough, and suitable for your riding style and application. Most modern motorcycle helmets feature several layers of protection, starting with soft inner liner designed to provide a precise fit, comfort, and moisture-wicking properties.
In the vast majority of helmets, the middle, energy-absorbing layers are made of Styrofoam, a crushable material that dampens impacts well. The most important, outer layer of the helmet construction is its shell. In this article, we will focus mainly on helmet shell constructions and materials they are made of. We will explain the difference between thermoplastic and advanced composite fiber shells. Click on the link below to read the full article.
What Material Choices Are There in Motorcycle Helmet Construction?
Some of the helmets featured in the article as examples:
THH® - TX-12 Flame Off-Road Helmet - MOTORCYCLEiD.com
Shot Race Gear® - Furious Raw Off-Road Helmet - MOTORCYCLEiD.com
Bell® - Moto-3 Off-Road Helmet - MOTORCYCLEiD.com
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