What is D3O used for?

What is D3O used for?

D3O is sold in more than 50 countries. It is used in sports and motorcycle gear; protective cases for consumer electronics including phones; industrial workwear; and military protection including helmet pads and limb protectors.

Is D3O washable?

D3O protectors are wipe-clean only, using a damp cloth. NEVER use cleaners or detergents on or launder your D3O product. This may result in irreparable damage and will severely reduce the effectiveness of your D3O product.

Where is d30 made?

Every D3O® product and material starts life in the D3O Lab in London. It’s a state-of-the-art innovation centre where we ensure everything matches our commitment to making the world’s best impact protection.

What is D3O made out of?

thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)
Protective equipment made with D3O (orange) has an outer surface made of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), a type of plastic. TPU helps to spread the impact across the surface, and then D3O hardens and absorbs the shock from the impact.

Where is D30 made?

Is D30 real?

It is affectionately known by company insiders as “super goo” and comes in just one color—bright orange. D3O® is an example of a unique class of materials known as non-Newtonian fluids.

Who created D3O?

engineer Richard Palmer
D3O® was invented in 1999 by British engineer Richard Palmer. An avid snowboarder, he was looking for a way to protect himself from the many bumps and bruises he suffered from frequent wipeouts on his board. He found his answer in D3O,® which was named after the lab in which it was discovered.

What is D3O®?

The world’s best impact protection for… This opens in a new window. D3O® offers the thinnest and most advanced protection against impact. Our market-defining products are used worldwide by soldiers, professional athletes, industrial workers and people like us.

What is D3O® LP2 pro?

The D3O® LP2 Pro is the most advanced, breathable protection for motorcycle and mountain bike, with CE Level 2 certification for ambient, wet, hot and cold conditions.

Can I use D3O® putty for skateboarding?

In its normal state, D3O ® behaves as a fluid, flowing easily. This free range of movement will increase the likelihood of the protective gear being worn, because it does not interfere with the user’s mobility. If you do take a tumble while skateboarding and your knee hits the ground, the bright orange D3O ® putty will instantly harden]

What happens when you move D3O quickly?

D3O in its raw state flows and stretches easily. But when you move it quickly, it locks together tightly, instantly absorbing the energy. Before discussing non-Newtonian fluids, let’s first examine what is meant by a “Newtonian” fluid.