Helmet Technology


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Helmet Technology

Fundamental to our helmet philosophy is the fact that the ultimate helmet exists in the combination of world class impact protection, low volume and low weight.

Our rule is never to shave off weight by compromising the performance. It is achieved by innovation and engineering, brought to life with the best materials and the most advanced manufacturing methods. Our distinctive design and attitude is reflected in the products and is an essential role in each creation and concept.

All our helmets are constructed with interconnected layers of protection, enabling us to create helmets with low volume, light weight and still offering world class impact protection. Our highest performing helmets consists of four layers illustrated beneath:

Stonger. Lighter. Better. Faster.

Helmet Layers

This page will cover the following:


The MIPS brain protection system is a helmet-integrated, low friction layer designed to reduce rotational motion transferred to the brain from angled impacts to the head.


Each shell consists of several areas that has variable elasticity and rigidity. The properties are tuned to work with the anatomy of the skull, protecting the week spots without adding unnecessary weight or volume.

Impact Shields

Sweet Protection impact shields distributes impacts from the inside over a larger surface area. Works in areas where the heads' geometry has a sharper radii, such as the forehead or rear occipital lobe.


The liner is the main shock absorbing structure. The main liner is made out of relative low density EPS foam which is tuned to match the properties of the shell. The EPS foam has ideal crush characteristics to effectively reduce forces in an impact.

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