Riddell X Carbon 3D-Printed Football Helmet Liner

Feb 4, 2019

Category: Gear

The number of concussions suffered by NFL players has increased steadily since the league started to share the data in 2012 with the 2017 season marking the highest number of concussions recorded. Riddell and Carbon have collaborated to build a 3D-printed football helmet liner for upgraded impact absorption, giving football players of all levels more protection during brain-rattling blows.

The liners have an elastomeric lattice structure built from a custom resin material. After an impact remolds the shape of the liner, it can revert back to its original form. Riddell and Carbon plan to make the liners fully customizable so they can fit a player’s head shape perfectly. At this time, the 3D-printed football helmet liner will only be made for the Riddell SpeedFlex Precision Diamond helmet, which was used by a few NFL players last season. The SpeedFlex Precision Diamond helmet will available this year at the elite level.

Learn More: Here

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Gear

adidas Gives Its Terrex Swift A High-Performance, Sock-Collared GTX Update

Bestowing the already outstanding hiking boot with a host of visual & performance updates.

Posted By Staff

Partner

Benchmade's Best-Selling Bugout Knife Is Even Better With Premium Materials

Including a Bohler M390 blade and beautiful machined aluminum handles.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

Bike Shed Celebrates the Opening of its LA Location with a Pair of LE Hedon Helmets

The West Coast motorcycle mecca will finally launch later this October.

Posted By

Sep 22, 2021

Featured Image

Hands-On: adidas Terrex Swift R3 Hiking Shoes

Lacing up & heading to the desert with adidas' latest high-performance hiking shoes.

Posted By

Sep 22, 2021

Featured Image

The 5 Best New EDC Knives Of September

The inside scoop on some of the freshest bladed tools to add to your loadout.

Posted By

Sep 22, 2021

Featured Image

Mongoose Is Bringing Back Two Iconic ’80s BMX Bikes for Its Classics Collection

A pair of period-correct replica models brimming with old-school cool.

Posted By

Sep 22, 2021