Law enforcement professionals require lightweight, high-performance, affordable body armor that provides protection from current ballistic threats. Saint-Gobain’s reliable ceramic materials for composite armor systems have been field-tested and approved for more than 40 years, consistently leading the industry with differentiated solutions.
For protection against high level threats that soft armor cannot defeat, law enforcement personnel should consider an upgrade to an armor system utilizing Saint-Gobain ceramics.
Saint-Gobain’s extensive material portfolio and manufacturing capabilities ensure a solution for any ceramic armor need. Saint-Gobain is vertically integrated, from silicon carbide powder to finished torso plates, ensuring time-tested quality and consistency of our products.
Saint-Gobain’s Forceram® bonded silicon carbide armor is nearly 30% lighter than alumina. Composite armor designers can also consider Crystar® recrystallized silicon carbide, Silit® SKDH reaction bonded silicon carbide and Hexoloy® silicon carbide for high-performance, reliable protection. All Saint-Gobain ceramic armor materials are available worldwide, supported by a robust export compliance program.