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Posted: May 11, 2012 at 15:13 Quote: I agree with savinka on the body armor. Doesn't matter if you aren't doing anything crazy or not. I …

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Body armor sucks. I can't even imagine it in the summer in Phoenix. I struggled wearing it every day in a county where it never got over 80F all summer. That said, there may or may not be a place for it. I didn't bother keeping my Level IIIA vest, finding it wiser to just sell it to someone when I left the job.

US special operations forces testing 'Iron Man' body armor

The armor, called the Lightweight Polyethylene (PE) Armor for Extremity Protection, is one of a handful of subsystems to come out of U.S. Special Operations Command's Tactical Assault Light ...

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Take a fat rubber band and snap it across the back of your hand. That is what it will feel like getting shot with a 400fps .20g bb at 10 yards. To simulate a 50 yard shot. Take a bb and throw it as hard as you can at a target standing right in …

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There is a saying in the backpacking community, "take care of the ounces, and the pounds will take care of themselves." When weight and mobility are everything in your body armor, This UTA Level III ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene plate is the clear choice.

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Donning this RTS Tactical Body Armor NIJ Level IV Active Shooter Kit will mitigate the impact of an onslaught of multiple high-velocity rifle rounds as well as absorb other blunt force trauma in an active shooter situation.. These field-tested RTS Tactical ceramic armor plates are designed for effectiveness from common street threats far beyond the requirements of the NIJ Standard …

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Level III. However, this is where things get a bit tricky. While Level III plates do usually stop various lead-core 5.56 NATO cartridges, depending on the construction material, they may fail against cartridges with mild armor …

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A pair of 10" by 12" Level 3 Polyethylene Rifle Plates typically weigh around 6.5 lbs and they are capable of stopping 6 rounds of .308, which makes this an exceptional body armor defense!! The most significant burden of rifle plate body armor is the weight with which it comes.

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Full Auto MP5 vs. Plastic Body Armor Posted June 15, 2021 in Armor, Ballistic Plates, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, TFBTV by James Reeves with 23 Comments In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves is at West Orlando Firearms Training with Heckler & Koch for a reveal of their new pistol.

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An Ultra-light plate to stop Level III threats. high molecular weight Polyethylene is ~.9" thick (~23 mm.), and more expensive, but INCREDIBLY LIGHT.. The main tradeoff is you don't get a protection rating for Level IV Armor-Piercing (AP) threats such as .3006 or 7.62 by 51mm AP, or the semi-AP 5.56mm SS-109 / M-855 (the M-16 round).

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The packs come with plastic or Polyethylene (UHMWPE) plate body armor. James was skeptical about the performance of these plastic body armor plates, so the guys from Ballistipax let him try burning one down with a full …

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Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE, UHMW) is a subset of the thermoplastic polyethylene. Also known as high-modulus polyethylene, (HMPE), or high-performance polyethylene (HPPE), it has extremely long chains, with a molecular mass usually between 2 and 6 million u. The longer chain serves to transfer load more effectively to the ...

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Polyethylene, in simple terms, is a fancy word for plastic. Considering this, one might think it's the last thing a company would use for body armor. But, this is where things get a bit more technical. Yes, polyethylene is a type of plastic. And when I think of plastic, I think of every plastic fork I've broken trying to eat at a family bbq. Luckily, this isn't what happens in your …

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I like the idea of upper body zip-on all included armor. For one reason taking it off between motos in the hot summer here in the Mojave. And plastic armor in essential in stopping broken bones, spinal injuries, etc. The hard plastic goes a long way to dispersing the energy over a larger area. Dislocations, etc. not much helps with those.

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3,260. Jun 24, 2018. #4/18. The steel armor is cheap and heavy, but the plates have a 20 year shelf life. The ceramic/composites are 5 year shelf life. I'm not gonna spend hundreds more on something that lasts less than half as long as steel plates. I agree that light is better, but it's not better for me.

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Body armor won't stop a head shot. In a Korea jungle the average kill shot might be center mass at 300 to 400 yards, but in the urban jungles of America the average kill shot is probably more like 10 to 20 feet. You can do head shots with a wrist rocket at 20 feet with your eyes closed. Reactions: carpediem.

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Lets buy "armor" that the most common tactical rifle rounds out there will go right through. AR500 or straight poly is trash. Posted: 9/9/2020 10:36:40 PM EST

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Materials: UHMWPE, (We can also produce it in dupont Kevlar®) NIJ Certified – US NIJ Standard 0101.04 is a standard for Ballistic Resistance of Police Body Armor developed by the law enforcement standards laboratory of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), US Department of Justice, Washington DC.

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Available in nine sizes and cuts, plus side plates. The polyethylene plates are positively buoyant, and the polyurea liner provides protection from UV, salt water, gasoline, and JP fuels. Midwest recently introduced the 1.25-inch thick FM3+ plate ($599), adding ceramic to the mix and allowing it to stop M855.

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Your main threats short of being up against weird oddball calibers or the guy with the fucking 50 hanging around are M193, M855, M855A1, 7.62x39 (think Golden Tiger), 7.62x51 (non AP) and surplus 30.06, 7.62x54R and 8mm. The most realistic threats to focus on are all of the flavors of 5.56 and import non AP 7.62x39.

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Body armor before the introduction of Kevlar was bulky and rather uncomfortable to wear. Kevlar is way lighter and is said to be up to five times harder and stronger than steel. PE (Polyethylene) body armor comes in as some middle ground between Kevlar and steel body armor. While it not as lightweight as Kevlar, it is a lot lighter than steel.

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Polyethylene body armor plates are usually about 40% stronger than standard Aramid yarns, have a strength to weight ratio 8-15 times greater than steel, and are highly resistant to abrasion and cracking. Tactical Scorpion Gear's polyethylene armor plates are also extremely resistant to chemical damage.

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Ok, lots of gents have requested I repost this here, so here ya go. It is an overview of body armor MATERIALS, rather than specific manufacturers. I have been designing and building armor for 12 years, so have a fair amount of experience creating and destroying all sorts of bullet stopping goodies. I will add to this as needed, and as people ...

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Kevlar vs Steel vs PE (Polyethylene) Body Armor Kevlar, steel and Polyethylene (PE) are the most used materials in the manufacture of body armor. Kevlar and PE are mainly used to make soft body armor, while steel and ceramic are used to make hard body armor. PE and Kevlar have revolutionized the development and manufacture of body …

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felonious shootings of officers that resulted. in death for the 1997–2006 period, with 306. of 521 officers who were feloniously killed. during this period wearing body armor. For. those officers who were wearing body armor. but were fatally wounded, 165 of the 306 (54. percent) were shot in the head area, 29 to the.

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Body Armor Removal? | Jeep Wrangler Forum

If it's mounted with body mounting tape (super sticky on both sides, thin foam in the middle), work a piece of dental floss or high-test fishing line between the armor and the bodywork, it'll zip right through the foam. I don't have a good answer for getting the old tape off the bodywork, but that'll separate the pieces! Good luck, O_E

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If you have ever purchased body armor before, you probably know that you have the option of choosing between hard and soft armor plates. However besides those that primary decision, there are still a few choices you have to make. You need to decide whether you will go for hard steel, ceramic, or polyethylene plates. To help you come up with a wise and …

Materials Used to Make Body Armor - Atomic Defense

Kevlar vs Steel vs PE (Polyethylene) Body Armor Kevlar, steel and Polyethylene (PE) are the most used materials in the manufacture of body armor. Kevlar and PE are mainly used to make soft body armor, while steel …

Body Armor Guide | Safe Life Defense

The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) has conducted studies on the effectiveness of body armor in saving lives, and results have shown that by not wearing ballistic armor, police officers are 14 times more likely to die from an …

AR500_Armor_Steel_versus_Polyethylene_ArmorPlates

Polyethylene Armor. Polyethylene (PE) plates are made from ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), which is a ballistically resistant plastic. PE plates are made of many layers of the PE material that have been compressed and heated until it forms a hard monolithic plate. Compared to steel, PE plates have a lot of things going for them.

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Level III Polyethylene Body Armor weighs is: 10" x 12" – 3.99 lbs 11″x14″ – 5.4 lbs In SAPI/ESAPI cut. This body armor has been tested according to NIJ …

Body Armor | AR500 Armor | Soft, Steel, Ceramic, Polyethylene

The Tools of Liberty include both offensive and defensive arms. AR500 Armor offers a variety of soft and hard body armor options, including steel, ceramic, aramid, and polyethylene, in multiple sizes and configurations to help you stay in the fight.New to body armor? Go to our Body Armor 101 resource page which outlines body armor basics, view the different levels of body armor …