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Old 04-28-2011, 09:58 PM   #1
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Couldn't think of a better place to put this question, but...

What is the maximum psi or newtons, or whatever, that a bullet resistant face shield can withstand? Just curious after reading a story with several being shattered, wanting to know what kind of force that would require.

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Old 04-28-2011, 10:40 PM   #2
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I would look up one of the manufacturers.

http://swat-police-equipment.com/product_2181_detailed.htm

http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/097212.pdf
The second link is one of the standards that product meets.
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It would weight 3 or 4 pounds, not realistic. Forget seeing anything.
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