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A Deep Dive into Ceramic & UHMWPE Body Armor

Body armor plates are a central component of personal protection, designed to safeguard the wearer from threats ranging from bullets to knives to shrapnel. Body armor plates come in a variety of materials, with Ceramic and Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) being the premier composite choice. This composite falls within the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Level[…]