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Virginia Tech Helmet Lab Testing vs. Normal Facemask

Head kinematics were measured for multiple impact scenarios and temperatures (n = 32 tests). Impact tests by Virginia Tech’s Helmet Lab clearly showed head acceleration reductions up to 33% when the Shield Hawk was used compared to standard facemask testing conditions.

Standard Facemask Only

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  With Shield Hawk  

  Without Shield Hawk  

With Shield Hawk Added

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Virginia Tech Helmet Lab Testing vs. Cushioned Facemask Clips

Head kinematics were measured for multiple impact scenarios and temperatures (n = 32 tests). Impact tests by  Virginia Tech’s Helmet Lab clearly showed head acceleration reductions up to 29% when the  Shield Hawk was compared to performance of Cushioned Clips.

With 3rd Party Cushioned Clips Added

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  With Shield Hawk   

  With Cushioned Clips   

With Shield Hawk Added

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