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Protection in critical moments

Armor grade TruSHIELD steel plates meet the testing requirements for commercial specifications.

Commercial grade ballistic steel is primarily used where additional protection is specified in the construction of cash-in-transit armored trucks, body armor vest inserts, material for safe rooms and business or personal vehicular protection like armored cars or armored limousines. Ballistic test reports included with all products.
 

TRUSHIELD PRODUCT AND PROTECTION LEVELS
Product NIJ III A NIJ III NIJ IV EN 1063 B6 EN 1063 B7 Stanag Level II
TruSHIELD 500 .098" (2.5 mm) .250" (6.5 mm) .500" (12.7 mm) .250" (6.5 mm) .500" (12.7 mm) ---
TruSHIELD 600 --- .197" (5.0 mm) .394" (10.0 mm) .197" (5.0 mm) .394" (10.0 mm) .315" (8.0 mm)
TruSHIELD 650 --- .197" (5.0 mm) .394" (10.0 mm) .197" (5.0 mm) .394" (10.0 mm) .315" (8.0 mm)
TruSHIELD may also meet other protection level requirements depending on thickness and grade. Please inquire for additional details.


TruSHIELD Applications

TruSHIELD is the ideal choice for commercial armor and ballistic steel needs. It can meet even the most rigorous, stringent specifications for commercial applications and is used in a number of products, including:

  • Cash-in-transit trucks
  • Bank counters & cages
  • Body armor inserts
  • Vehicle protection (armored cars, limousines)
  • Guard buildings
  • Safe room protection
  • Ballistic resistant doors

 

TruSHIELD Armor and Ballistic Plate Products

Click on product name to download the specification sheet. Please call for additional details and to inquire about any other product offerings not included here. 

Commercial Specification Thickness Widths Lengths Carbon
Equivalency
Hardness Range Hardness
(nominal HBW)

Charpy Impacts (typical)
@-40°F (-40°C)

TruSHIELD 500 Plate Up to 0.500" (12.7 mm) Up to 60" (1524 mm) Up to 288" (7315.2 mm) 0.61

470 - 535

500 22 ft-lbs (29.8 J)
TruSHIELD 550 Plate Up to 0.500" (12.7 mm) Up to 60" (1524 mm) Up to 288" (7315.2 mm) 0.70

525 - 570

550 18 ft-lbs (24.4 J)
TruSHIELD 600 Plate Up to 0.500" (12.7 mm) Up to 60" (1524 mm) Up to 144" (3657.7 mm) 0.84 570 - 650 600 10 ft-lbs (13.5 J)
TruSHIELD 650 Plate Up to 0.500" (12.7 mm) Up to 60" (1524 mm) Up to 144" (3657.7 mm) 1.00 625 - 700 650 10 ft-lbs (13.5 J)
Chart shows minimum values unless otherwise noted.
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