Ceramics for Ballistic Protection Applications
DuraShock in Ballistic Armor
» Boron Carbide-Silicon Carbide Hybrid
» Lightweight whilst maintaining the highest protection
» Up to threat level IV and beyond
» Unique microstructure leading to improved impact behaviour
» Consistently performs above similar hybrids
» Suitable for even the most demanding and weight sensitive applications
The below table compares the material properties of Boron Carbide and Precision Ceramics Boron Carbide/Silicon Carbide ceramic composites; DuraWear and DuraShock:
* KIC Toughness as measured by the indentation method.
Disclaimer: The values presented are mean and typical of those resulted from test samples. They are provided as an indication only to serve as guidance in the design of ceramic components and are not guaranteed in any way. The actual values can vary according to the shape and size of the envisaged component.