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Week of May 20, 2019

When it comes to understanding body armor there can be confusion over which type of body armor protects against which type of ammunition.  Understanding the NIJ 0101.06 armor protection levels is clearly explained.  The term "Bullet Proof" is a widely used term that is inaccurate and paints a picture that it cannot be penetrated.  Any body armor has the potential to be penetrated.  There are various levels of protection that must be adhered to in the law enforcement world.  The (Justice Technology Information Center) JTIC Understanding NIJ 0101.06 Armor Protection Levels is a snapshot of the projectile threats and classification of body armor related to these threats.  Here is NIJ complete info on Body Armor

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Lapco Manufacturing Inc. is an American manufacturer of FR clothing and non FR clothing for industrial use. They provide shirts, pants, coveralls, and winter wear along garments for oilfield use and are of the highest quality in the industry.  Lapco has been manufacturing FR clothing since 1989 and their garments are UL certified for NFPA 2112 for protection against flash fire.
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