AR500 Steel Plate Set

100% Made in USA single curve shooters cut plate set made from AR500 steel with optional PAXCON coating rated to NIJ 0106 Level III.


Lead Time: Ships in 1-5 Business Days


Plates are made to order and all sales are final except for warranty/MFG defects.  Shipments to CT are for LE/MIL only.
Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.

Made from 100% AR500 steel the Midwest AR500 stand alone plates are rated to NIJ 0101.06 Level III.  With a single curve for comfort, a thin profile with shooters cut and optional PAXCON build-up offers an alternative that is lower cost while still meeting the demand of high performance.

For added fragmentation protection the plates have an optional PAXCON coating as well as a set of spall liners made with Twaron fabric.


NIJ 0101.06 Level III Compliant
10×12 Shooters Cut
Price is for a set (2) plates
Single Curve
Stand Alone
0.26” Thin (up to 0.46″ with PAXCON coating)
Weight: 7.9 lbs (per plate, +/-  10% with PAXCON coating)
Optional PAXCON coating for fragmentation protection
Optional spall liner for fragmentation protection with Twaron Fabric (set of 2)
Made in USA

Additional information

NIJ Rating



Midwest Armor

Liner & Coating

Base Coat, No Spall Liner, Base Coat, With Spall Liner, PAXCON Coating, No Spall Liner, PAXCON Coating, With Spall Liner