Conventional rigid protection for high-impact collision
General helmets provide a range
of protection against head injury
from high-impact collisions, but
are considered too rigid to
protect against angular acceleraton.
Their standard design consists of a
hard poly-carbonate or fiblerglass
exterior and a polysterene (EPS)
or expanded Styrofoam inner layer.
During a high-impact crash
Types of standard helmet protection
How the 6D “suspension” technology works
6D Helmets’ technology aims to reduce angular
acceleration with flexible isolation “dampers”
that reduce head rotation at impact.
The dampers also provide omni-directional
shearing in different directions, thereby reducing
angular acceleration of the head and brain.
Damper technology slows
Dampers connect two EPS
liners, allowing the inner liner
to move in any direction during
impact. This helps prevent
the head from rotating.
Hard composite exterior
withstands blunt force and
disperses the impact energy.