Venture FM4

The VENTURE FM4 is a stand-alone level IV, triple-curve plate available in standard ESAPI sizes.




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.

The VENTURE FM4 is a stand-alone level IV, triple-curve plate available in standard ESAPI sizes. When it comes to gear, experienced defense professionals know that having the absolute best available is truly a force multiplier!

Once again, Midwest is breaking new ground. The VENTURE FM4 ESAPI Medium (9.5″x12.5″) weighs an incredibly light 5.5 pounds and is only 0.90″ thick! If you’re looking for the best overall plate in the world, the FM3 and FM4 series stand high above the crowd.

Features a polyurea liner which provides the maximum protection from UV rays, salt water, and gasoline/JP fuels.


Materials: Ceramic / Advanced Uni-Directional UHMWPE
Multi-hit Rated in accordance with ESAPI requirements.
Size: SAPI/ESAPI Standards
Thickness: 0.90″
Liner: Plural-Component Polyurea
Resistant to Gasoline/JP7 and salt water
5-Year Warranty


7.62X63 M2AP (NIJ IV)
7.62X54R API B32
7.62X54R LPS
7.62X51 M80 (NIJ III)
5.56X45 M855 (GREEN TIP)
8" x 10"SAPI/ESAPI1.81" x 2.61"Multi-Curve4.49 lbsIndependent
10" x 12"Full-Size0.50" x 0.50"Multi-Curve7.34 lbsIndependent
10" x 12"SAPI/ESAPI2.33" x 3.36"Multi-Curve6.45 lbsIndependent
7.25" x 11.50"SAPI/ESAPI1.75" x 3.00"Multi-Curve4.76 lbsIndependent
8.75" x 11.75"SAPI/ESAPI2.06’’ x 3.06’’Multi-Curve5.85 lbsIndependent
9.50" x 12.50"SAPI/ESAPI2.25’’ x 3.25’’Multi-Curve6.84 lbsIndependent
10.25" x 13.25"SAPI/ESAPI2.44’’ x 3.44’’Multi-Curve7.80 lbsIndependent
11.00" x 14.00"SAPI/ESAPI2.63’’ x 3.63’’Multi-Curve8.74 lbsIndependent

Additional information

NIJ Rating

IV, Special Threat

Plate Size

10.25”x13.25” SAPI Large, 10”x12” Full Cut, 10”x12” SAPI/ESAPI, 11”x14” SAPI XL, 6”x6” Side Plate, 6”x8” Side Plate, 8.75”x11.75” SAPI Small, 8”x10” SAPI/ESAPI, 9.50”x12.50” SAPI Medium