One of the most commonly asked questions we get asked is "Is IcePlate armor?" So we assembled all of our ballistic testing videos from our YouTube Channel into this one blog post to make this answer easy to find and easy to understand.
The simple answer is no. IcePlate is not body armor by itself. However, when worn behind soft body armor, IcePlate nearly eliminates back face deformation. The ability to eliminate back face deformation is huge. Anyone who has worn or wears body armor knows this. Back face deformation can cause serious bodily injury or even death. The soft tissue damage and trauma associated with a round impacting your body, even if it doesn't penetrate the armor, is absolutely astounding. Imagine if that could be prevented...
But don't take our word for it. These videos speak for themselves.
IcePlate Filled with Ice
IcePlate Filled with Water and Empty (filled with air)
Full-length, unedited IcePlate Ballistic Testing Video
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