uvex how-to

When do I need to replace my helmet?

A helmet needs to be replaced after a fall or collision. But all helmet components also age over time. So when do I need to replace my helmet?

A few tips for service and useful life

Service life and useful life

uvex defines a service life of eight years for helmets, starting on the date of production. After this period, the helmet should be replaced. The useful life is between three and five years, depending on the intensity of use. 

 

Production date

The production date, indicated with a factory symbol, can be found on a label inside each helmet. Here, you will also find the product name, the helmet type, the size, and the weight.

 

User information

Additional information is also available in the manual that comes with each helmet. Here, you will find all important information on replacement and storage.

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