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Keep a cool head

19 September 2016

JSP has described the HardCap AeroLite as the lightest, best performing, full shell bump cap on the market weighing less than 135g.

It is designed to be worn where there is a risk of impact to the front, top and also scrapes to the side of the head from stationary objects.

The AeroLite has been created to be extremely lightweight and comfortable, which is of great importance for individuals who need to wear bump cap protection for long periods of time in today’s busy stressful environments. The sleek textile cover has large open weaved panels to facilitate the transfer of cool air to the head reducing heat build-up and discomfort.

Comfort is further enhanced by a lightweight expanded polypropylene (EPP) liner offering class leading impact performance. The Polygiene  treated sweatband and foam-cushion comfort pads guard against the growth of bacteria, fungus and mildew reducing odours and therefore requiring less washing. Polygiene has a UK Class 1 medical certificate and offers a life-time guarantee for odour control.

Tested to BS EN 812, the HardCap AeroLite consistently exceeded its requirements, recording an average transmitted force of just 5kN – well below the maximum 15kN allowed by the standard. It was also successfully tested at temperature extremes of -40°C and +50°C, making it the best-performing full-shell bump cap on the market.

The HardCap AeroLite is adjustable to fit head sizes from 53cm to 63cm and available in black or blue, with either a 50mm or 25mm peak. Large reflective side panels feature on the side of the HardCap AeroLite providing extra visibility in low light conditions. The longer peak provides more shade in outdoor or brightly-lit environments, while the shorter version allows for better vision when looking upward.