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Head and Neck Restraints
(Lower test values are safer)


Wayne State University "NASCAR®" test
(45G decelerating, 30 degree frontal offset)

Product
Upper Neck Tension
Newtons/lbs-force
Test*

RSI
Specification

Baseline
5,144/1,156
1
NA
Hutchens
4,140/931
2
None
D-Cel
4,073/916
3
None
Wright
3,984/896
4
None
G-Force®
3,398/764
5
None
WSU Limit
2,000/450
NA
601-2009
White™
1,917/431
6
"
Isaac® Link™
1,696/381
7
"
HANS®
1,420/319
8
"
Isaac® Intermediate
1,330/299
9
"


*Test
1. Baseline: SAE Paper 2004-01-3516, Melvin et al
2. Hutchens: SAE Paper 2004-01-3516, Melvin et al
3. D-Cel: SAE Paper 2004-01-3516, Melvin et al
4. Wright: WSU test NCRST – 76
5. G-Force: Company advertising
6. White: Catchfence article of 6 August 2002
7. Isaac® Link™: WSU test NCRST – 148
8. HANS®: SAE Paper 2004-01-3516, Melvin et al
9. Isaac®: SAE Paper 2002-01-3306, Baker

 


SFI Specification 38.1
(68G accelerating, 30 degree frontal offset)

Product
Upper Neck Tension
Newtons/lbs force
Test*
RSI
Specification
Baseline
5,993/2,022
1
NA
SFI Limit (25-Oct-2004)
4,000/899
NA
601-2009
White™
3,800/854
2
"
SFI Limit (19-Jul-2007)
3,200/719
NA
602-2009
Isaac® Link™
2,984/671
3
"
Leatt™
2,691/605
4
"
Isaac® Intermediate
2,211/497
5
"
HANS®
2,183/491
6
"
Isaac® Link™
1,831/411
7
"

 


*Test
1. Baseline: Product Brochure, LFT Tech, Inc.
2. White: Delphi Test #IS2CF014
3. Isaac® Link (connected to chin strap): Delphi Test #18735-04-02
4. Leatt: Delphi Test

5. Isaac® Intermediate: Delphi Test #IS5AF044
6. HANS®: Delphi Test #IS5BF006
7. Isaac® Link (connected to HANS mounts
): Delphi Test #18735-04-01



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