Zeus helmet Malaysia recently had a grand launch of their new affordable carbon fiber helmets. Established in 1988 in Taiwan, Gao Jin Industrial Co. Ltd, the manufacturer of Zeus and other professional motorcycle helmets has now more than 1,700 employees in Taiwan and Vietnam with Vietnam having 3 out of their 4 manufacturing facilities. Taiwan serves as their financial center, global commerce, R&D, molding, and painting factory while the 3 plants in Vietnam currently has a production capacity of 1000,000 helmets a day.
Gao Jin Industrial Co. Ltd have branch offices in Taiwan, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Italy, and Thailand and it is distributed in over 30 countries around the world. The company has an ISO-9002 certification and some of the helmet models are in compliance with DOT, SNELL, ECE, SG, AS, and NBR standards.
2 Toray carbon fiber helmets were unveiled at the launch. The ZS-1800B full-face & ZS-608 open face. Both models are ECE certified, with 2 shells and weight from 1230g to 1330g. The liners are anti-odor, anti-allergic and anti-bacterial, breathable, removable, and washable mesh fabric. The PC and 2D visor have anti-scratch coating with UV400 protection. Air channeling is via top and rear exhaust vents with the ZS-1800B model having the additional chin vent and Zeus air cooling system. Sizes available are S to XL with the ZS-608 having an additional XXL size. The open face ZS-608 is retailed at RM650.00 while the ZS-1800B is retailed at RM950.00 for the regular model and RM1,200.00 for the limited edition.
The ZS-1900 is the other full-face model that was unveiled but this model is made with fiberglass. Also ECE certified, consists of 1 shell, scale at 1380g, with M to XL sizes available. Cooling system is similar with the ZS-1800B model with Chin, top, rear exhaust vent, and Zeus cooling system. The 5-piece hand-stitched, bamboo charcoal fiber liner consists of 3D cheek pads, breath deflector, reinforced thick paddings and is anti-allergic and anti-bacterial. The PC and 2D visor have a double density EPS, anti-Scratch coating and UV400 protection. The ZS-1900 is retailed at RM580.00.