Amkin, one of the leading two-wheeler auto accessory manufacturers announced
that they will be manufacturing new helmets under the revised ECE 22.06
regulations which focus on stricter guidelines to provide safer helmets.
the announcement of revised standards for auto companies to receive ECE
Certification, Mavox in the past has received ECE Certification for the
best-in-class materials that are applicable to high-end products.
certification which is regarded as one of the most advanced standards of safety
for helmets, recently announced new safety provisions under which one has to
undergo various impact tests in order to receive the certification.
helmets is the youngest Indian helmet manufacturer to receive ECE certification
for its helmet Mavox FX 30 Max earlier last year. The company now plans to
manufacture more helmets complying with ECE 22.06 regulations as and when they
Certification refers to the regulation and testing parameters under which
products are manufactured under various criteria like the toughness of the
material, technology, safety measures involved, etc. to ensure the quality
standards meet the safety requirement. Under the new regulation, a product has
to undergo 18 safety tests to determine the safety of the product. Also, the
new proposed revision to existing ECE specifications will also add new checks
and design criteria, such as additional reflectivity, rotational test, modular
helmets double code (P/J), new speed and limit for high and low energy impact,
oblique impact test method to measure rotational acceleration, the introduction
of new possible extra impact points and high-speed particle test to verify the
performance of visor. Along with the previous measures like free-fall tests
from a fixed height, the retention system test attached with fastened chin
strap, a test that measures foam absorption and for reliable protection. The
strap buckle system is tested for abrasion resistance.
Mehta, MD, Sandhar Amkin Mavox Helmets said, “Mavox is continuously focusing on
improving the safety standards of all helmets that we manufacture. We intend to
work aggressively on the production of our helmets to ensure we meet industry
norms of quality and safety. We are focused on securing ECE Certification for
our entire product range.”