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tech roll bar padding

Postby Alan » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:16 am

2013 tech
what is the rule for roll bar padding

how much do you need
where to put it ?

where can you get it
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Re: tech roll bar padding

Postby RJK045 » Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:49 pm

any place your body can come in contact with and RJS
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Re: tech roll bar padding

Postby engineerted » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:56 am

Per the GCR. 9.4.1 B. SFI or FIA Strongly recommended for drivers helment, 2012GCR

A. The basic purpose of the roll cage is to protect the driver if the
car turns over, runs into an obstacle such as a guardrail or catch
fence, or is struck by another car. It shall be designed to withstand
compression forces from the weight of the car coming down on
the rollover structure and to take fore/aft and lateral loads resulting
from the car skidding along on its rollover structure.
B. Forward braces and portions of the main hoop subject to contact by
the driver’s helmet (as seated normally and restrained by seatbelt/
shoulder harness) shall be padded with non-resilient material such
as Ethafoam® or Ensolite® with a minimum thickness of one‑half
(1/2) inch. Padding meeting SFI spec 45.1 or FIA 8857-2001 is
strongly recommended.
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Re: tech roll bar padding

Postby Racing Stuff » Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:52 am

Roll Bar Padding.
If you want to good stuff, we have the SFI roll bar padding (not water pipe wrap), three sizes.
This is just some of the things we bring in our trailer to each Waterford event.
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