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 • Lightweight • Shields the spine, ribs and all vital organs • Comfortably worn • Easily put on and taken off within seconds • Indefinite lifespan (compared to Kevlar’s 3-5 year lifespan) • Front zip fastening • Klick Fast docks • Velcro patches as standard (small on front, large on rear)
Who Is This Product Suitable For?
• Anyone dealing with high-risk individuals such as potentially violent or aggressive members of the public • Those operating in geographical areas known for criminal activities, drugs, alcohol misuse and disturbances • Lone workers frequently faced with frustrated and disappointed customers • Home or office visitors that enforce laws and regulations, police the system or deliver bad news • Individuals or teams that secure and protect property, events and people
Material Inside 5mm thin polycarbonate sheets, moulded to the upper body shape Cover High-quality covert cover made from Cordura® 1000D – features a high-tech spacer fabric providing the highest level of comfort when worn in hot and humid environments Adjustable Velcro shoulder and side straps Full front YKK zip for ease of removing and putting on the vest 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 a 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 washed