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If you are about to get a new helmet for the next riding season, chances are you are interested in making an informed decision based on the information from trustworthy sources. To help you navigate the wide variety of options available on the market, our in-house technical consultant and writer Michael Grayen wrote a fairly short, easy-to-read and understand article about motorcycle helmet materials and construction aspects.

The choices made by engineers concerning a future helmet design largely affect the protective properties of the end product. The materials they choose to use in the production process have different specifications that are perfect for the intended application and riding style. Click on the link below to read the full article about helmet components, their functions, and material properties. The reading time is approximately 7 minutes.

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

Features:
• X-Matrix Composite Shell (multiaxial fiberglass, 3D organic fibers, special aramid fibers and carbon reinforcement)
• 2 shell sizes, XS-MD, LG-2XL
• Helmet Shape: Intermediate Oval
• ECE 22-05, DOT
• X.MART DRY fabrics
• Soft padding anti-sweat and anti-allergic fabric
• Removable washable lining
• Double-D ring buckle
• PC Lexan Shield
• Chin ventilation
• Ergo padding system
• Weight: 1200grs + - 50grs
• Helmet Certification: DOT Approved and ECE Approved

Shoei® - RF-1400 Faust Full Face Helmet

Specifications:
• Material: Composite, Fiberglass, Carbon Fiber
• Helmet Shape: Intermediate Oval
• Bluetooth: No
• Face Shield: Yes
• Integrated Sun Visor: No
• Peak Visor: No
• Pinlock Ready: Yes
• Helmet Certification: SNELL Approved and DOT Approved
• Available Sizes: XS - XXL

Includes:
• RF-1400 Full Face Helmet
• Breath Guard
• Chin Curtin
• Pinlock Evo
• Helmet Bag

X-Lite® - X-803 Nuance Ultra Carbon Full Face Helmet

Features:
• Full carbon fiber construction
• Helmet Shape: Intermediate Oval
• Emergency Release System (ERS)
• Locking shield mechanism prevents accidental opening at high speeds
• Outstanding peripheral vision
• Dual-Action, Racing AirFlow (RAF) venting system
• Pinlock™ fog-resistant inner shield included
• Liner features, net construction keeps head cool and dry -removable and replaceable
• Single-piece cheek pads for easy care and replacement
• Adjustable rear spoiler for customizable stability at speed
• Designed, engineered and entirely manufactured in Italy
• Helmet Certification: DOT Approved and ECE Approved

Click on the image to enter the product page at MOTORCYCLEiD.com for more information.
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