Lightweight and robust, the Shield II is an in-Mold helmet that has an innovative closure system and offers excellent ventilation through an airflow system with large vents providing continual air exchange. It provides the perfect protection for long and demanding climbs. The Shield II is one of our Softshell Helmet lines. Softshell (in-mold) helmets have a thin lightweight polycarbonate outer shell that is firmly attached to a shock-absorbing EPS (expanded Polystyrene) foam core. Energy is absorbed by the EPS core, which buckles progressively upon impact. The polycarbonate outer shell protects the EPS core and helps spread impact energy over the whole helmet. Softshell Helmets are particularly lightweight, although slightly less robust than other types of helmet. This helmet is designed to fit head circumferences of 48 – 56cm (18.9 – 22.0 in) with a small and 52 – 62 cm (20.5 – 24.4 in) with a large. –The History of EDELRID– EDELRID was founded by Julius EDELmann and Carl RIDder in 1863. At first, the company made braids and cords. Julius Edelmann was a salesman and mountaineer, Carl Ridder a technician, who specialized in braiding machines. The faces might have changed over the years but EDELRID remains an innovative and creative company to this day. In 1953 EDELRID invented the kernmantel rope and revolutionized the world of climbing. Materials and production techniques were constantly improved and then 11 years later, EDELRID produced a rope capable of withstanding multiple falls – the forerunner of the modern dynamic climbing rope. Climbing has never looked back since. EDELRID specializes in four sectors: Sports, Safety, Adventure Parks and Industry. The four EDELRID divisions originate from the company’s core competences in textile braiding and processing (i.e. weaving, braiding, stitching and textile finishing). As a manufacturer of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), EDELRID puts safety and quality first during both development and production.
SOFTSHELL DESIGN: The Shield II is a Softshell (in-mold) helmet that has a thin lightweight polycarbonate outer shell that if firmly attached to a shock-absorbing EPS foam core.
ERGONOMICAL DESIGN: The ergonomically-shaped Shield II has an interior with removable padding (spare pads included). This helmet, size small, is designed to fit head circumferences of 48 – 56cm (18.9 – 22.0 in).
SHOCK ABSORBING EPS: In the event of impact, the EPS (expanded Polystyrene) foam core absorbs energy, which progressively buckles upon impact. The outer polycarbonate shell protects the EPS core and helps spread impact energy throughout the entire helmet.
ROBUST COMFORT: This helmet weighs 248 grams and features a wing-fit system and rear adjustment dial to provide outstanding comfort to all head sizes within (within the designated head circumferences). I also comes with 4 robust head torch clips.
EXCELLENT VENTILATION: This lightweight helmet features an airflow system with large vents allow offers continual air exchange, making this an ideal choice of protection for those long and demanding climbs.