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SHR Flex / Frontal head restraint

SHR Flex
SHR Flex
SHR Flex
SHR Flex
SHR Flex

Discipline: Product

The SHR Flex is a frontal head restraint. It protects racecar competitors from severe or fatal upper neck injuries in high-impact crashes. Ordinarily it is unobtrusive, does not limit the racers’ helmet motions, and automatically adapts to any body type and seating configuration. In an impact, its articulated low profile design uses kinematics to activate into a biomechanical optimized restraint configuration. Integrated into a body contouring foundation, it provides an unprecedented combination of safety, comfort and fit. Its simplicity belies the sophistication of its design approach and is a breakthrough in an area mired in 20-year-old thinking.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Aesthetics / Design Quality, Usability / Ergonomics, Safety

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

  • TARGET REGIONS North America

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2016

Client / Manufacturer

SCHROTH Safety Products GmbH

SCHROTH Safety Products GmbH
Arnsberg, Germany

Design

Creature LLC

Creature LLC
Atlanta, GA, United States