AR500 Armor® Body Armor Spall & Fragmentation "Box Test"





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Published on Dec 1, 2013

We perform the "Box Test" on AR500 Armor® Body Armor. The box acts as a visual aid to show the patterns and results of fragmentation and spall when a round strikes plate body armor. We've seen this done before with raw/un-coated steel body armor and wanted to show exactly what our PAXCON Line-x protective coating is capable of. The balloon man is added for good measure and based off another video whom used the above mentioned raw steel plate. http://www.AR500Armor.com

We test with (3) rounds of 7.62x39 124gr FMJBT fired from an Arsenal AK47 at just 20 yards. The AK round has over double the mass of a standard 55gr 5.56 round and will result in much more fragmentation upon impact, naturally, we felt like this was the right caliber choice to demonstration the capabilities of AR500 Armor® Body Armor.

The Body Armor featured is our level III 11" x 14" Extra Large model with our PAXCON Line-x Build Up Coat. Sealed in a flat-rate box you can see the result for yourself.

Fragmentation & Spalling are non-existent and the rounds are fully contained. Our protective coating did not crack, blow-out, or peel from the plate. The spec on the front of the box after the first round impacted the Body Armor is a very tiny fragment of the jacket being removed as it entered the spall & fragmentation coating which did not puncture the box. For more information on our PAXCON protective coating please click here - http://www.ar500armor.com/line-x-prot....

No fragmentation penetrated the box, and the rounds did not penetrate the armor. Our balloon man survived (3) rounds at just 20 yards! Also take a close look and notice minimal back face deformation.

Our 10" x 12" level III Body Armor starts at just $65! http://www.ar500armor.com/ar500-armor...

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