Any motorcycle helmet consists of a rigid outer shell, impact-absorbing liner, inner padding, and some have face shields to provide safety and comfort on every ride. In this article, we will try and explain the properties of different materials that are usually used in the production of hard helmet shells. When you know all the advantages and disadvantages each of them has, you are able to make an informed decision when choosing a new helmet for safe and exciting rides on your bike.
Since most helmets use Styrofoam liner as an impact-absorbing layer, we will be focusing on outer shells that could be made of ABS plastics, advanced thermoset resins, or composite materials that include fiberglass, carbon fiber, Aramid fiber (Kevlar), and others. To read all about it, please 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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