Lightweight shin guards Photo caption: For further information contact Press Office, Bakelite Xylonite Limited, Enford House, 139 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5QE. Tel. 01-402 4255 Ext. 158. New lightweight shimguards in Plastazote. BXL’s Plastazote expanded polyethylene foam is the material used in these new lightweight shinguards marketed by Gilguards Ltd of Wilmslow, Cheshire. The use of Plastazote in these shinguards gives lightness in weight, outstanding protective qualities, and a perfect fit. This item is part of the MoDiP BXL collection.