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An innovative forward looking company,
the production of Nolan motorcycle helmets
began in the early 1970s, when Lander Nocchi began to experiment
with new, innovative plastic materials.
The plastics showed a significant
mechanical performance improvement over existing helmet
materials. He felt that these plastic resins could be formed
into a strong lightweight helmet design that was unlike anything else in
the motorcycle helmet market at that time.
between a pre-existing company operating in the car and
motorcycle accessories sector and one of the biggest global
producers of plastic raw materials gave rise to a line of helmets
geared towards motorcycle use, priced extremely competitively
while not compromising on quality. The raw material producer was
none other than GE , and the product it supplied was, and still
is to this day known as Lexan*. The properties that the Lexan
resin brought to the table were:
- an improved impact resistance over other plastics used at
- a resistance to heat
- easy paintability.
From that seed of an idea, Nolan
to become the market leader in the construction of polycarbonate
Over the last 30 years, Nolan helmets has raised
the standard of its products considerably, has broadened its
range and has encouraged the use of increasingly sophisticated
materials.Its research and development, a single minded approach
to production and stylish designs have all contributed to the
success of the Nolan brand throughout the world's major markets.
Now, commercial links established by Nolan Motorcycle Helmets
have become more and more structured over time, and today Nolan
have the backing of a sales network covering more than 70
Nolan motorcycle helmets are readily available online through
*Lexan is a registered trademark of General Electric
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