Reconditioning is the inspection, cleaning, sanitizing, repair/restoration of athletic equipment to the original performance standard.
Recertification is the reconditioning, testing and proper labeling of athletic equipment that has previously met the NOCSAE Standard and recertification standard.
Helmets and shoulder pads are in bags ready to be reconditioned
Helmets are put on racks
Face masks, decals, and all hardware are removed. Internal parts are inspected and removed to be cleaned
Helmet shells are inspected for defects and tested for cracks. Any helmet found defective is rejected.
Helmets are buffed and or sand blasted
Helmets are washed
Helmets are painted
Helmets components have been washed and dried
All internal components are inspected and tested with air liners inflated prior to reinstallation
NOCSAE Drop Test is performed on a representative sample before and after reconditioning
Face masks are reattached with new hardware
Recertified helmets have new stickers placed inside and outside meeting NOCSAE standard
Helmets are bagged then boxed for shipment back to customer