The Process

Reconditioning

Reconditioning is the inspection, cleaning, sanitizing, repair/restoration of athletic equipment to the original performance standard.

Recertification

Recertification is the reconditioning, testing and proper labeling of athletic equipment that has previously met the NOCSAE Standard and recertification standard.

NAERA Reconditioning Process

1.

Helmets and shoulder pads are in bags ready to be reconditioned

NAERA Reconditioning Process

2.

Helmets are put on racks

3.

Face masks, decals, and all hardware are removed. Internal parts are inspected and removed to be cleaned

4.

Helmet shells are inspected for defects and tested for cracks. Any helmet found defective is rejected.

5.

Helmets are buffed and or sand blasted

6.

Helmets are washed

7.

Helmets are painted

8.

Helmets components have been washed and dried

9.

All internal components are inspected and tested with air liners inflated prior to reinstallation

10.

NOCSAE Drop Test is performed on a representative sample before and after reconditioning

11.

Face masks are reattached with new hardware

12.

Recertified helmets have new stickers placed inside and outside meeting NOCSAE standard

13.

Helmets are bagged then boxed for shipment back to customer