Our advanced technologies are already proven. We currently hold NIJ IIIA and NIJ III certification for our initial solution offering. This means that our ballistics protection material will stop any handgun made by man including multiple hits from a .44 magnum. NIJ level IV certification is also now available for more advanced assault rifle protection which is usually only a requirement for military application. Our materials and solutions are so strong that we are now finalizing blast-protection solutions with the same light-weight, lower cost, more dynamic principles in mind.
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What do the names mean? Here's a quick breakdown - a "key" of sorts - to help explain:
Our current plate options:
- Duritium III+HCS - Standard Hybrid Constructed Cordura Cover
- Duritium III+PCS - Standard Polyethylene Constructed Cordura Cover
- Duritium III+HPGT - Polyurea Covered Hybrid Construction, Green Tip/Brown Tip Protection
- Duritium III+PPA - 100% Poly, Lightest Advanced Armor Available
- Duritium IV+HCS - Standard Hybrid Construction Cordura Cover at Level IV Threat Protection
Naming Structure: Duritium (Level)+(Material)(Cover)(Style)
- Level: III or IV
- Material: H = Hybrid (Alloy/Composite), P = Polyethylene
- Cover: C = Cordura, P = Polyurea
- Style: S = Standard, A = Advanced, GT = Green Tip
Each plate is offered in custom options - changing Hybrid construction for full poly; replacing Cordura fabric cover with Polyurea (which also increases the warranty to 10 years from the standard 5 years).
On 9/28/2016, ShotStop Ballistics formally obtained listing on the National Institute of Justice Advanced Armor Manufacturers List.
In addition to National Institute of Justice certification, all ShotStop engineered solutions go through a long and rigorous testing process and customer-approval process as well as UL listing process before market entry.
ShotStop Ballistics, LLC is a registered SAM (System for Award Management) contractor Cage Code 6E2Z9 listed in the Central Federal Contracting Agency Registry number and we manufacture and maintain QC standards with ISO 9000 facilities.
The chart below is an illustration which compares ShotStop technologies at NIJ level III protection to the three primary competitive technologies (Aramids, Ceramics and Metals). The bottom axis is density per sq. foot (weight) and the vertical axis is price per square ft at wholesale price. The red ink illustrates how our technology compares.
Our ballistics solutions have passed chemical resistance testing for ASTM D543 standard which include acceptable resistance to the following exposures:
Chemical Name – Recommendation
Aviation J.P. Fuel – Yes
Formic Acid 10% – Yes
0.3 Brake Fluid – Yes
Motor Oil – Yes
Diesel Fuel – Yes
Sodium Hydroxide 50% – Yes
Automotive Gasoline – Yes
Hydrochloric Acid – Yes
25% Citric Acid – Yes
Distilled Water – Yes
Transmission Fluid – Yes
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