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Hard body armor plates

TenCate Advanced Armor provides two families of hard body armor plates developed to provide military units, special forces, and law enforcement with adequate protection in the line of duty. Due to TenCate Advanced Armor’s attention to reliability, weight, and comfort, it can count several of the world’s special forces and military forces among its key references.

With the high customer satisfaction with TenCate Advanced Armor’s personal protection equipment, TenCate Advanced Armor is one of the world’s biggest providers of hard body armor plates.

Material applications

As a product of TenCate’s heritage as a material company, TenCate Advanced Armor holds a wide experience in material application for anti-ballistic purposes. TenCate Advanced Armor uses this experience to combine fibers, ceramics, and metallic substances into the lightest body armor plates available today. Using the right combination of materials and processes TenCate Advanced Armor can even provide hard armor plates that fit the curvatures of the human body to provide an unrivalled comfort for end-users.

International standards

TenCate body armor plates feature a high multi-hit capability, ensuring the user an outstanding degree of safety if hit by multiple projectiles or fragments. The multi-hit protection complies with – or exceeds – NIJ level III and level IV standards, making this personal protection solution superior to any currently available. These levels of protection also provide the body armor plates with resistance to shock and impact, which means that the user does not need to worry about damaging the inserts during operations.

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TenCate Cratus™ hard body armor plates

TenCate Cratus™ is a collection of durable ballistic plates developed for use in the US market. The plates are light in weight, complies with NIJ standards and are available with protection level against specific prevalent threats.

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TenCate Cratus™ can be customized in terms of protection level, shape, weight, and color according to customer requirements. TenCate Cratus™ features a full range of hard body armor plates designed for personal protection against both lead core and armor-piercing ammunition, in accordance with international standards. TenCate Cratus™ includes both ceramic and fiber hard body armor plates, featuring lightweight composite upgrades that cover a broad spectrum of operational requirements. They are designed and developed to increase the degree of protection available from ballistic vests and plate carriers.

The hard body armor plates feature a high multi-hit capability, ensuring the user an outstanding degree of safety if hit by multiple projectiles or fragments. This multi-hit protection complies with or exceeds NIJ level III and level IV standards, making TenCate Cratus™ hard body armor the ideal personal protection.

7 CURVATURE SHAPE

TenCate Advanced Armor is the first manufacturer to provide hard body armor plates in a 7 curviture shape. the complex shape increases the plates' fit with the human body and provide an unprecedented user comfort.

TenCate Cratus™ is made with the advanced materials in different combined technologies, including high-molecular polyethylene, aramid fibers and ceramics, as well as combinations of these.

Combining flexibility and low weight, TenCate Cratus™ provides great endurance and mobility during operations. These products cover the full range of ballistic protection, making sure customers can get their exact needs met, including special requirements in terms of finish, shape, and protection level.

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TenCate Multi-light™ hard body armor plates

TenCate Multi-light™ is a collection of durable anti-ballistic body armor plates developed especially for the European markets, conforming to the threats and level of comfort required by special forces, military units, and police. 

SEE THE TENCATE MULTI-LIGHT™ FAMILY

TenCate Multi-light™ hard body armor plates can be tailored to fit customer requirements regarding protection, shape, weight, color and cost. TenCate Multi-light™ features a full range of inserts designed for personal protection against both lead core and armor-piercing ammunition, in accordance with international standards.

TenCate Multi-light™ includes ceramic and fiber based plates, featuring lightweight composite upgrades that cover a broad spectrum of operational requirements. They are designed and developed to increase the degree of protection available from bullet resistant fragmentation vests and plate carriers.

ERGONOMIC, CUSTOMISED FIT

TenCate Multi-light™ body armor plates are lightweight, and designed to provide flexibility and comfort at the necessary level of protection. The body armor plates are available in a wide range of shapes, from flat to complex ergonomic designs and can be customized with textiles or TenCate Rosist™ coating.

TENCATE MULTI-LIGHT™ VARIANTS

TenCate Multi-Light™ is available in three distinct types, to meet specific needs:

  • Multi-light™ CXP: lightest and most advanced hard armor plates
  • Multi-light™ CX: premium body armor plates with high quality and performance
  • Multi-light™ CS: cost effective product line without compromising performance

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