Padding & Protection


Sports and leisure are activities which improve our health and well-being, however, we need to consider protection and padding to ensure we are able to safely enjoy these activities.

Closed cell cross-linked foams are ideally suited to be used in sports padding and protection because they:

  • are light and flexible so can be easily worn and fitted into clothing
  • can be easily fabricated into composites
  • have excellent impact properties
  • can be thermoformed into varies shapes
  • are closed cell so will not absorb water
  • can be aesthetically pleasing due to a multitude of colours
  • can be supplied in varying densities to satisfy most demands.

Padding and Protection applications for Sekisui Foam Australia products include:

  • Hockey pads
  • Helmets
  • Shin pads
  • Head protection caps
  • Padded vests and pants
  • Cricket pads
  • Padded gloves
  • Jetty fenders