Ballistics

Shotplates
Swebor Armor 500 can be used in most protection applications. Swebor Armor 500 has excellent ballistic protection properties in combination with high hardness and strength but still remains easy to handle in the workshop. Recommended thickness for each protection level is shown in the table below. To verify actual ballistic protection properties, test must be performed for each application.

SWEBOR ARMOR 500

Threat Firing distance Impact velocity (m/s) Thickness (mm) Protection Level / Class
Handgun 9 mm Para. / FJ/RN/SC 5 m 415 ± 10 2.0 EN1522 FB2 / VPAM3
Handgun .357 Mag. / FJ/CB/SC 5 m 430 ± 10 2.5 EN 1522 FB 3
425 ± 15 NIJ Level II
Handgun .44 Mag. / FJ/FN/SC 5 m 440 ± 10 3.0 EN 1522 FB4 / VPAM4 / NIJ Level IIIA
426 ± 15 (2.5*) EN 1522 FB4 / VPAM4 / NIJ Level IIIA
Assault Rifle 7.62 mm x 39 (Kal.) FJ/PB/FeC3 5 m 720 ± 10 4.0 VPAM6
Assault Rifle 7.62 mm x 51 (NATO ball) / FJ/PB/SC 10 m 830 ± 10 6.0 EN 1063 BR6
838 ± 15 NIJ Level III
Assault Rifle 5.56 mm x 45 (SS 109) / FJ/PB/SCP1 10 m 950 ± 10 6.5 EN 1522 FB6 (Plus 7.62×51 BR6) / VPAM7
7.62 x 51 Ball FMJ 10 m 853 ± 15 (up to 880) 8.0 Mexican Level D
Assault Rifle 5.56 mm x 45 (M193 / SS92) / FJ/PB/HC1 10 m 990 ± 10 9.5 SS92/M193
Assault Rifle 7.62 mm x 39 API BZ / FMJ/PB/HCI 10 – 30 m 740 ± 10 13.0 VPAM8
Assault Rifle 7.62x 51.308WIN / FMJ/PB/HC 10 m 820±10 14.5 EN 1522 FB7 / VPAM9

* Consultation required.

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