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Old 04-11-2009, 09:10 PM   #100
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Hey Testrider,

Good question. There is actually no level 3 at the moment. Let me explain...

It has been presented to us that the SAS-TEC armor falls actually off the CE scale, by outperforming it, which has ratings of 1 and 2 respectively.

"Off the CE Chart" is actually a more accurate statement. We have had so many conversations with customers where we have described the scale and said if there was a level "3" the SAS-TEC would be at it or above it.

Currently we are waiting for more definitively labeled studies to be released about the terminology to be used when describing the SAS-TEC.

Too often we have gotten comfortable with "3+" as a means to quickly quantify the performance until SAS-TEC or CE release further terminology. Many folks understand CE 1 and 2 and want to quickly get the gist of where SAS-TEC fits in to the Armor mix.

Labeling aside, it is the most advanced armor available. I will most likely go back to that post and adjust the wording to be more appropriate.

Sorry for the confusion. Hope this clarifies your question.


Originally Posted by testrider
Where can I find the 'CE level 3+" standard?
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