Accession Number : ADD004096

Title :   Headgear Suspension System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Lamb,Matthew J

Report Date : 24 May 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A selectable plurality of removable pads are placed one on top of another fore and aft between a rigid helmet and an inner flexible helmet for fitting and suspending a single size of the rigid helmet to varying head contours. The pads are comprised of ventilated spacer material having attached on opposing surfaces thereof mating fastening elements for securing the pads both to each other and between the rigid and flexible helmets. The pads provide for ventilation and cooling and stabilize the rigid helmet on the head. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Headgear, *Flight helmets, Suspension devices, Pads(Cushions), Human factors engineering, Ventilation, Cooling, Stabilization

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE