Ballistic Resistant Composite Panels

GlasArmor™ Ballistic Resistant Panels and ThermoBallistic™ Thermoplastic Panels

Military-Grade Protection

Ballistic resistant composite panels from Avient are constructed to provide any facility with military grade protection. Originally developed for protection from mortar fire, fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite panels offer superior ballistic resistance at less than 25 percent the weight of a comparable steel panel.

GlasArmor™ thermoset panels are constructed from layers of 0°/90° woven E-glass fiber reinforcements with a proprietary resin system. Panels are available for protection to UL 752 levels 1, 2, & 3 and NIJ Levels I, II, & IIIA test standards for ballistic resistance.

ThermoBallistic™ thermoplastic panels are thermally formed with layers of 0°/90° unidirectional E-glass fiber reinforcements with polyolefin-based resin systems and are available for protection to UL 752 level 3. Additional protection against higher power ammunitions can be achieved by layering multiple panels; contact Avient for more information regarding your specific application.

The unique composite matrix of the panels allows for retention of the projectile to avoid potentially hazardous ricochet. Panels can be field-fabricated utilizing simple installation methods and common carpentry tools.  For more information on UL 752 and NIJ specifications, installation instructions, and available sizes, download the Avient Ballistic Resistant Composite Panels Product Selection & Installation Guide.

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  • Corrosion resistant
  • Electrically non-conductive
  • Low thermal conductivity
  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications
  • Easily incorporated into standard building design for undetectable ballistic protection


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Material Data
Property GlasArmor Panel Thermoballistic Panel Test Method
Glass Content 55 wt% 73 wt%
Density 0.066 lb/in³, 1.83 g/cm³ 0.062 lb/in³, 1.72g/cm³ ASTM D-792
Flex Mod 2.1-2.7 msi, 14.5-18.6 GPa 2.5 msi, 17.2 GPa ASTM D-790
Flex Strength 65 ksi, 448 MPa 14 ksi, 96.5 MPa ASTM D-790
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