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1. (WO2018140650) HELMET WITH INTEGRATED SHOULDER PAD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/140650    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/015323
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A42B 3/04
A42B 3/12
Applicants: BELL SPORTS, INC.
Inventors: WHITESELL, Scott, S.
ALLEN, Scott, R.
PIETRZAK, Christopher, T.
BISCHOFBERGER, Allen
VALENCIA, Julio
Title: HELMET WITH INTEGRATED SHOULDER PAD
Abstract:
A helmet body includes an outer shell and an energy management liner with an outer shell lower edge extending between the inner surface and the outer surface of the outer shell. At least two shoulder pad recesses are positioned at a lower edge of the outer shell on a respective left and right sides of the helmet. The energy management liner is adjacent to the inner surface of the outer shell and includes at least two shoulder pads formed of a foamed energy management material. Each of the at least two shoulder pads is received into one of the at least two shoulder pad recesses on the respective left or right side of the helmet, each shoulder pad extending from inside of the outer shell to across at least a majority of a width of the lower edge of the outer shell.