how to maintain helmet is explained for you to used shoei helmet comfortably always. helmet is consisting of frp (fiber reinforced plastic), eps (expanded polystyrene) and plastic parts, etc. each of these needs proper maintenance. maintenance of frp shell, shield, plastic parts and interiors is explained below.
warning for use of compound
please do not use the excessive amount of compound. just apply proper amount for partial use such as rubbing off a scratch. otherwise, painted surface is damaged and gloss may be lost.
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repair of bottom beading
please apply instant glue to the part of bottom beading where is peeled off.
shield and plastic parts
maintenance of plastic parts
to clean plastic parts, please use neutral detergent mixed with water.
maintenance of small components like ventilation
please use tooth brush or cotton swab for small components like ventilation.
if the functions of parts do not work smoothly, apply silicone a little after cleaning.
warning for cleaning
please do not use petroleum agent. it deteriorates plastic. in use of home detergent, please do not use acid or alkali detergent or glass cleaner. please use neutral detergent mixed with water. crack of plastic parts is caused by use of organic agent like cleaner.
warning for scratch or breakage of parts
a shield with scratch may interfere vision by rain or reflection of light. please replace it as soon as possible. other components are also sold as options or replaced in repair. please contact our distributor in your country.
for fixed interiors
please wipe fixed interiors using neutral detergent mixed with water. if they are stained extremely, tap them by cloth soaked into cold or warm water with neutral detergent or shampoo.
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please handle eps liner with care. it is weak against solvent or heat. please wipe it with cloth soaked into neutral detergent mixed with water by paying attention not to scratch or make dent. if adhesive gets deteriorated and liner moves, please never use such helmet. it does not work for your safety. although a liner cannot be repaired, it can be replaced. please ask inventory for discontinued model.
regular maintenance can keep the helmet for long use and help you with early detection on the damage or trouble. if finding any damage or trouble, please repair it as soon as possible or contact our distributor in your country.