The concealed stab proof vest Pollux niveau KR1 - SP1 Laminate can be worn under clothing and can be equipped with stab-resistant package-level KR1-SP1.
By which the KR1 stand for a resistance against attacks with knives. The stab resistance KR1 is bases on the English HOSDB norms in which a special designed knife point is used to replicate the braod spectrum of knife assaults on police officers. This protection is bassed on an knife assault with an energy of 24 joule, in which the point of the kife may not penetrate more then 7 mm through the vest and with an energy of 36 joule, the point may not deeper penetrate then 20 mm. This is a realistic protection against attacks with pocket knives and daggers. These are for rail and bus staff the most feared threats.
The SP1 represents a barrier against attacks from spikes. Spikes are completely different then knives because they have a very small contact surface and have been very difficult to stop. The spike resistance SP1 is also based on the English HOSDB norms in which a specail spike point is used to replicate the broad spectrum of spike assault on police officers un UK prisons. This protection is bassed on an spike assault with an energy of 24 joule, in which the point of the spike may not penetrate more then 7 mm through the vest and with an energy of 36 joule, the point may not deeper penetrate then 20 mm. Under attack with spikes means polished nails, gruel needles, sharpened screwdrivers, etc. ..
Through the use of a laminate layer as stab resistance vest this is also suitable to stop thin needles or injection needles. This laminate layer is also very appreciated as protection against attacks with broken glass bottles. Broken glass bottles can sometimes have very thin glass splinters. This stab package is rather thin.
For security guards and medical staff are these the most feared threarts.