Not only is this 5mm overt model an effective stab-resistant vest, it provides an excellent level of needle and blunt trauma protection. Based on our own operational frontline experience and extensive research, we believe that an impact-based assault is a more likely and frequent type of attack than an assault involving an edged weapon or firearm.
Features and Benefits • Rapidly Deployable • Unlimited shelf life (compared to 3-5 years life span of Kevlar® made body armour) • Outstanding protection from blunt force trauma (usually suffered following a kick, punch or blow from a blunt object) • Shields the spine, ribs and all vital organs • Extremely lightweight • Ultra-thin
Who Is This Product Suitable For? • Law Enforcement • Prisons and Corrections • Hospitals • Emergency Services • Airports • Public Transport • City Centre Hotels • Conference/Entertainment Venues • Private Security Firms • Members of the PublicMaterial Inside 5mm thin polycarbonate sheets, moulded to the upper body shape Incorporates impact protective foam comfort layer Cover Features a high-tech spacer fabric providing the highest level of comfort when worn in hot and humid environments Stab Protection Tested and certified to CAST Knife Resistance Standard KR1 Tested and certified to NIJ Std 0115.00 Threat Level 1 Blunt Trauma Protection Excellent level of protection from a kick, punch or blow – or blunt objects such as piece of iron, chair, table, bricks, etc. Needle Protection Excellent level of protection from narrower blades and hypodermic needles Tested Energy Level 1 24 Joules – 7mm Maximum Penetration Tested Energy Level 2 36 Joules – 20mm Maximum Penetration
Clothing Care Protective fillers easily removed so the outer cover can be machine washable