AR500 Armor® Level III Lightweight UHMWPE Body Armor
For when ounces are pounds and mobility is everything AR500 Armor® Level III Polyethylene Body Armor weighs in at a mere 3.3lb’s per plate in our 10” x 12” standard shooters cut. NIJ 0101.06 certified, positive buoyancy, stand-alone, and multi-hit capable, our Polyethylene lightweight armor plate is a true contender for those who can sacrifice the inherit benefits of our steel core body armor to save weight.
Featuring an ergonomic single curve, our PE (Polyethylene) Level III armor is not only affordable, but high performing, comfortable, and light weight. Wrapped in a water-resistant nylon cover with edge impact padding increases durability. Manufactured in the USA, in 10” x 12”, this armor has a profile of 1.3” thick and carries a 5-year shelf life.
AR500 Armor® Polyethylene Body Armor Threat Level:
- 7.62x51 M80 Ball at 2800 FPS
- 5.56x45 M193 at 3150 FPS
- 7.62x39 AK 47 at 2380 FPS
AR500 Armor® Polyethylene Body Armor Specs:
Construction: UHMWPE (Polyethylene) core
Coating: 600D nylon w/ edge padding
Weight: only 3.3 Lbs.
Size: Standard 10” x 12” shooters cut
AR500 Armor® Polyethylene Body Armor Features:
- NIJ 0101.06 certified
- Only 3.3lbs in 10” x 12” Standard Shooters Cut
- Level III rated
- Ergonomic Single Curvature
- Stand-Alone and Multi-Hit capable
- 1.3” Thick Profile
- Positive Buoyancy
- UHMWPE ballistic core construction
- Durable Nylon proactive cover
- Edge impact padding
- 5 Year Shelf Life
- Made in the USA
Level III UHMPWE plates are certified in accordance to NIJ standard 0101.06, which mandates a minimum shot-to-edge distance of no greater than 51mm (2.0 inches).
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