American firm 6D has unveiled a revolutionary new helmet design that helps to protect your bonce with a liner that is suspended from the shell.

6D’s revolutionary Omni-Directional Suspension (ODS) technology is the key to what sets the 6D apart from any other helmet or helmet technology available. ODS reduces energy transfer to the brain by means of its suspended liner’s ability to displace 3-dimensionally during any given impact event. 6D’s patented multi-liner system significantly reduces both angular acceleration and low-threshold energy transfer to the brain.

6D’s ODS technology is so impressive in fact, that it was selected as a first round winner in the NFL’s Head Health Challenge III material safety grant program in 2015.


6D’s revolutionary patented ODS technology is a fully active, in-helmet suspension and kinetic energy management system.

The ODS suspended multi-liner assembly compresses and shears omni-directionally when subjected to impact, reducing energy transfer to the brain.

ODS functions over a much broader range of energy demands, including LOW, MID and HIGH-Velocity impacts for both ANGULAR and LINEAR accelerations when compared to other competing helmets and helmet technologies.

There is no other helmet technology that can provide these combined energy management benefits.

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