What Is a Football Helmet Made out of?


A football helmet made of moulded polycarbonate shells for the harder outer shell and the face masks are made out of steel wire and coated with plastic. Protective air liners are used on the inside to aid in the dispersing the energy imparted by an impact.
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The materials that are used for the production of football helmets have evolved from leather, to even harder leather, to moulded polycarbonate shells, which are used today due to their strength and weight. The most widely used helmets in modern day football are Riddell helmets, from the company that first made plastic football helmets in 1939.
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