TODAY’S PATENT – HELMET COVERS
The HELMET COVERS was invented by Shirley J. McGlasson (Highlands Ranch, CO), Bryan K. McGlasson (Highlands Ranch, CO) on the 10th of July 2001 , bearing patent number US6256799A.
The present invention relates to generally to the field of covers, and in particular to helmet covers that may be removably placed over a wide variety of protective helmets. The invention provides various helmet covers and methods for their use. In one embodiment, a cover is provided for use with a helmet that comprises a rigid shell having an outer surface, an inner surface and an outer edge, and a padding material coupled to the inner surface. The cover comprises a flexible cover body that may be removably disposed about the outer surface of the shell.
The flexible body has an outer periphery and an elastic material disposed at or near the outer periphery. The invention further provides an exemplary method for covering a helmet. According to the method, a helmet cover is provided that comprises a rigid shell having an outer surface, an inner surface and an outer edge, and a padding material coupled to the inner surface.