Forceram® Torso Plate

Bonded Silicon Carbide

Forceram® torso plates are manufactured from bonded silicon carbide, offering good performance against all Level III, III+ and IV situations. They are available as single and multi-curve plates in a range of dimensions.

Features and Benefits

Forceram® Pre
Physical Properties Typical Values
SiC >68%
Binding phase >25%
Density
kg/dm3
2.8
Cold Modulus of Rupture (At room temperature)
Mpa
160
Modulus of Elasticity
Gpa
250
Fracture Toughness
MPam1/2
3.6
Forceram® Eco
Physical Properties Typical Values
SiC 45 - 48
Binding phase 25 - 29
Density
kg/dm3
22 -24
Cold Modulus of Rupture (At room temperature)
Mpa
110 - 140
Modulus of Elasticity
Gpa
240
Grains Hardness
Gpa
25 - 26.5

Documents

Brochures & Flyers
Armor Protective Ceramic Materials

Saint-Gobain provided the very first ceramic body armor protection to warfighters in the Vietnam conflict, and the company continues to develop and produce

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