Renewable-based polyamide boosts safety for racing drivers


The new HANS Sport II head and neck support device for racing drivers uses renewably-sourced Zytel RS polyamide from DuPont (Wilmington, DE) to deliver needed impact resistance while significantly reducing weight.

Molded by HiPer Technology Inc. (Lawrence, KS), the new HANS Sport II is the lightest ever Sports Series HANS Device. "Using Zytel RS to injection mold this HANS device enabled us to continue to make the same protection enjoyed by champions in major series around the world available at a reasonable price," said Gary Milgrom, vice president, HANS Performance Products (HPP, Atlanta, GA). The only difference between the Sport and professional models is weight.
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