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Vo ballistic test of safety glasses

 

Ballistic and high velocity testing

So, what is the difference between ballistic high velocity testing and the testing that is normally done in accordance with the industrial standard, ANSI Z87.1-2003? The table below summarizes the differences, and the pictures tell their own story.

Standard Impact speed Caliber/Size
ANSI Z87.1-2003   high velocity 150 feet/second

45 meters/second

0.25 inch diameter steel ball (25 caliber)

Mil-PRF-31013    Vo ballistic test 640-660 feet/second

195 meters/second

0.15 inch diameter steel projectile (15 caliber)

 

 

 
 

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