Bauer IMS 9.0 Hockey Helmet
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The Bauer IMS 9.0 Hockey Helmet is among the top models that Bauer has produced, serving the needs of elite level players at a mid level price point. The IMS 9.0 Helmet is the byproduct of Bauer's acquisition of the Cascade Helmet Line in 2012. Once they were able to get their hands on the technological features pioneered by Cascade, Bauer quickly implemented them in the production of the IMS 9.0, 11.0 and 7.0 Helmets.
The IMS 9.0 Helmet is particularly unique because it is built with the same outer shell as the Bauer RE-AKT Helmet, but it has its own liner system known as the V2 Liner System, which combines multiple foam densities in the form of Vertex foam and VN foam. Bauer refers to this feature as triple density impact management, designed to absorb the energy transferred upon collisions. The IMS 9.0 Helmet also has a spring-loaded occipital lock and tool-free adjustment mechanisms to allow you to make quick adjustments to your helmet on the fly.
Bauer IMS 9.0 Hockey Helmet
Game Day Protection
- V2 Liner system = Vertex foam + VN foam
- Triple density impact management foam
- Ergo translucent ear covers
- CSA, HECC, CE certified
- Customized Fit: Spring loaded occipital lock
- Tool-free adjustment
- Slow memory comfort foam
- Ventilation ports
- Molded memory foam temple pads
- PORON® XRD™ foam inserts
- Treated with MICROBAN® antimicrobial protection to resist odors and mildew
Manufacturer Model Number: 1042401, 1042402
|Bauer IMS 9.0 Hockey Helmet Sizing Chart|
|Helmet Size||Head Circumference|
|Small||21.0 - 22.4"||53.5 - 57 cm|
|Medium||22.2 - 23.6"||56.5 - 60 cm|
|Large||23.6 - 25.2"||60 - 64 cm|
By Jeff deVita from Bellevue, WA on August 19, 2013
By Aaron @ HockeyGiant.com on August 28, 2013
Answer:The biggest differences between the two helmets are the liner and the adjustment system. The IMS 9.0 uses more traditional VN foam while the 9900 has the FXPP foam pads through the helmet. They both have occipital locks, however the IMS 9.0 is somewhat improved in durability and ease of adjustment.
I would personally want to try both of them on. Whichever is more comfortable is the one I'd go with. From a safety and features standpoint, they're pretty comparable.
By Rhet from Buffalo, ny on June 23, 2013
By Jeremiah at HockeyGiant.com on June 24, 2013
Answer:The IMS 9.0 is just a bit lighter - maybe a few ounces in difference.
By Geoff from Dallas TX. on August 10, 2013
By Aaron @ HockeyGiant.com on August 12, 2013
Answer:The Bauer Re-akt cage should fit all of the IMS helmets without any issue.
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