Our Best Plates! Front Coat: Coated with a full 1/4 inch of Rhino Linings Military Spec Polyurea on strike face for Spall/Frag Mitigation. (Thicker frag coating vs 1/8 inch for some brand plates) Back Coat: 1/16 coat on the rear to seal plate from the elementsAR500 grade specially hardened steelLarge plate corners are cut with a slight radius rather than the traditional straight edge for even greater comfort and more accurate rifle placementWe Curve the Steel for one continuous radius bend:If you are buying curved steel body armor then it should be perfectly curved. Those who are utilizing a press-brake and are performing 4 or 5 bends are not preserving the integrity of the armor plate steel. When using a press-brake to bend the armor plate steel it ""work hardens"" as a result it will actually harden your armor plate steel too much. This, as was mentioned before, is not good and can become brittle. PatriotMax Armor's armor plate steel is actually pressed in a precisely designed die-set. A die-set is the only way to achieve an actual true radius bend. Some utilize a roll-form machine that will make it appear radius like, but upon closer inspection it can be flat along the edges. When comparing the bending methods, it is ideal to have armor plate steel that has been radius die-set pre (more...)
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Patriot Outfitters did it again! Excelent product for excelent price. I've got my AR500 Grade Steel Curved 10x12 Ambidextrous Body Armor Plate today and I cannot keep my hands off it.