3M Ballistic Plates - Level IV
Personal Body Armor For Threat Level IV (NIJ 2005 Interim Requirements)PLATE CONSTRUCTION
The plate is manufactured utilizing advanced Thermoplastic Composite (TPC) Ballistic Materials in conjunction with a pre-shaped Alumina ceramic panel. Max Pro´s proprietary molding technology allows for a superior interface bonding between the ceramic and the composite, which translates into not only reliable ballistic performance but also an exceptional ability for the plate to maintain its integrity after being shot. This attribute permits the plate to maintain its ballistic performance beyond the first shot (multi-hit), which has been demonstrated in independent testing at certified testing facility. The plate is encapsulated in a durable black coating to protect from surface nicks and scratches.
Overall dimensions are 11.8" x 10". Shooters Cut plate has deeper chamfered corners at the shoulders. (Variations of +-0.15" in each direction should be expected)
Shooters Cut plate = 7.9 lbs. / Regular Cut plate = 8.3 lbs.
Triple curve shape has been developed and used for optimum fit to the human body.
The plate has been tested for performance and inspected for workmanship by the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center and has been certified to Threat Level IV based on National Institute of Justice 2005 Interim Requirements.
Plate is covered by a two year warranty for workmanship and performance.
** Some Plate Carriers have tapered top corners that will NOT accept regular cut plates in the front or back. Most of these carriers can utilize shooters cut plates instead.Ceramic Plates are not returnable, so please ensure compatibility with your equipment before ordering. If you require help choosing the right plates, please call us at: 877-795-4848 **
In the United States it is legal to purchase and possess body armor, apart from a few exceptions:
**** BALLISTIC PLATES CANNOT BE EXPORTED OUTSIDE OF THE USA ***