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D3O makes rate-sensitive, soft, flexible materials with high shock absorbing properties through a combination of patented, patent-pending and proprietary technologies.

Our material scientists carefully formulate polymer blends to achieve specific properties such as temperature stability, abrasion resistance or flexibility.


With over 30 commercial D3O® materials, Each formulation is developed to meet the specific needs of diverse marketplaces and a wide range of product applications.

D3O® materials are categorised into seven groups:

Download our Material Matrix to see a visual comparison of the full range of D3O® materials and the attributes.

D3O Impact Print

D3O® Impact Print™ (iP) integrates protection and fabric more seamlessly than ever before.

D3O Zero™

D3O® Zero™ has been designed to protect the things that matter while innovating the manufacturing process to reduce waste.


D3O maintains a strong, ongoing commitment to the monitoring of all its materials, suppliers and processes on a continual basis.

This is to ensure that all D3O® technologies manufactured and supplied by the company to its global partners, comply with EU regulation, REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals).

D3O is proud to be a Gold subscriber of REACHReady, a UK-based expert consultancy service that advises and assists members regularly to help ensure continued REACH compliance across the business.


D3O® Materials

Head Protection
Limb Protection
Chest Protection
Back Protection
Body Protection
Hand Protection
Foot Protection
Electronics Protection