This kid’s climbing helmet gets high marks for style and safety. The Wing-Fit system has a rear adjustment dial that lets them adjust the fit quickly and easily.
- Lightweight in-mold construction combines an expanded polystyrene foam core with a tough polycarbonate shell.
- Airflow system has large side vents to ensure a constant supply of fresh air circulating around the head.
- Innovative under-ear closure moves the buckle away from the chin and neck.
- Integrated headlamp clips.
Microshell helmets are made of a thin polymer sheet over a foam liner; Hardshell helmets have a hard polymer outer shell and a foam liner; when the liner is being bonded to the outer shell during the manufacturing process, it is Molded in the shell.
|Molded in the shell|
|Inner material||EPS (expanded polystyrene)|
Most helmets are tested and certified for a specific sport. Some helmets are approved for multi-sports, but only after passing the safety tests for both sports (i.e., snowsports and cycling).
Cetification is established by a variety of governing bodies who set impact standards. Most helmets are certified or approved for a specific sport, except in the case of multi-sport helmets (i.e., a snowsports helmet might also be approved for cycling if it meets the cycling safety standards).