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POC Joint VPD Knee Pads


 
List Price: $99.99
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Product Code: POC0019

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POC Joint VPD Knee Guards

Review top rated, POC Joint VPD Knee Guards. POC offers a panoply of armor to suit your hard-riding needs. And the POC Joint VPD Knee Pad is but one critical component. It's a superior choice for your gear bag because it has VPD visco-elastic polymer dough for protection, in comparison to many other "soft armor" designs on the market that simply rely on foam padding. VPD is modified polyurethane foam that is soft and pliable, so it moves easily and naturally with your joints. But in the instant of an impact, it works some molecular magic, stiffening and absorbing the impact energy and saving your body from the brunt of the blow.

SEPP: Super Expanded Polypropylene
EPP: Expanded Polypropylene
EPS: Expanded Polystyrene
The difference between the materials is that SEPP and EPP, unlike EPS do not deform permanently on impact and is therefore suitable to absorb repetitive shocks. Meaning, essentially that an EPS liner will break, distributing the force from the impact throughout the helmet. The EPP and SEPP are similar in that they will also break when the maximum force of impact occurs, but SEPP and EPP have higher stress limits when it comes to breakage and flex.

Need more?

Check out the POC Joint VPD Elbow Guards which are also included in the POC Joint VPD Knee and Elbow Pads Combo Pack. Still need more? Then try the POC Joint VPD Knee and Shin Guard.

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POC Joint VPD Knee Guards / AllSportProtection's Feature Reviews:

  • Oversized, high-density VPD kneepads, the most advanced protective padding for skiing, snowboarding, and cycling
  • Heavy duty Velcro thigh band to snug kneepads perfectly in place
  • Padded Aramid fabric above and below the knee to help hold the device in place
  • Breathable reinforced spandex mesh fabric behind the knee for zero loss of mobility
  • The POC Joint VPD Knee is designed for men and women
  • Weight 8 oz. each

POC Joint VPD Knee Guards / Bottom Line:

Great light weight, stylish and comfortable protection. VPD is a soft and comfortable material but upon impact it stiffens to absorb the impact. This material is designed to absorb hard impacts and proportionately distribute the force of the impact throughout the padded areas. These are super soft and comfortable knee pads. The VPD material makes them so un-bulky, you hardly notice they are under your ski or snowboard pants. They have the main protection covering the bulk of the knee area plus padding on the outsides as well.





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About POC Helmets and Armor:

POC's mission is to develop and renew what personal protection is all about. They do everything they can to possibly save lives and reduce consequences of accidents. POC is a Swedish company based in Saltsjöbaden, outside of Stockholm, the region of Europe’s leading research and development experts in the areas of safety, medicine, health care, advanced product development and testing. Products developed at POC are done in the spirit of being the best, they never compromise when choosing materials or construction, to make a product cheaper or to increase margins, if that means compromising safety, quality or performance. POC works cross scientifically with engineers, material specialists, industrial and graphic designers, neurologists and back specialists. To increase the degree of protection POC has patented and set new standards with solutions for technical solutions, construction, material combinations and engineering. All POC products have been tested by top rated world gravity sport athletes and then further refined to perfection. The end result is a lightweight, high performance gear that offers the best protection against injury thanks to superior impact absorption and penetration resistance.


Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
works like it should April 11, 2010
Reviewer: John Pinket from Mt. Hood  
Fits great and doesn't shift around.  A little expensive but works well

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