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Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″

LEVEL III+ SPECIAL THREAT 10x12" LIGHTWEIGHT ARMOR PLATE

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protection

Level III+ Special Threat (stops 6 rounds M855 AP Green Tip).

Weight

Only 4.40 lbs and multi-hit rated.

Material

PE+ Ceramic Composite Plate

QUALITY

Our Armor Plates are independently tested at NTS Chesapeake Laboratory.

Level 3+ Lightweight Body Armor Plate

MULTI-HIT AP ROUND STOPPING TECHNOLOGY

Ceramic Composite Plate – Weighing in at just 4.40 lbs, this plate offers outstanding protection against multiple armor-piercing rounds while being 35% lighter than conventional steel plate equivalents. Experience a new level of comfort and performance with this revolutionary body armor plate.

Key Features:

  1. Lightweight Ceramic Composite: The ACELINK Ceramic Composite Plate sets a new standard for lightweight body armor. Crafted with advanced ceramic materials, it delivers superior protection without unnecessary bulk, ensuring a comfortable wear even during extended missions.
  2. Defends Against Armor-Piercing Rounds: This plate effectively stops multiple armor-piercing rounds, including the popular Green Tip round (5.56 M855) and the powerful 7.62×39mm. Feel secure knowing you’re shielded from advanced ballistic threats.
  3. Spall-Free Design: Thanks to its ceramic composite construction, the ACELINK plate boasts a spall-free design, reducing the risk of secondary fragmentation upon impact. Enjoy enhanced safety and peace of mind during critical operations.
  4. Extended Ceramic Coverage: Opt for Ace Link Armor plates with Extended Ceramic Coverage to ensure comprehensive protection of your vital organs. Leave no room for compromise when it comes to your safety.
  5. Unparalleled Comfort: Ceramics are significantly lighter than steel, resulting in a ballistic vest equipped with this plate being exceptionally comfortable to wear. Stay focused and agile without compromising on protection.
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″

KEY FACTS

Hard Armor Plates for Body Armor

LIGHTWEIGHT LEVEL 3+ PROTECTION

For those requiring a lightweight yet high-performing armor solution, the ACELINK Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate is a top choice. With its advanced ceramic construction, ergonomic design, and Level 3+ protection, this body armor plate offers a winning combination of comfort and defense. Whether it’s law enforcement, military, or security personnel, those seeking superior protection against rifle-caliber threats can trust the ACELINK Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate to keep them safe and secure in any high-risk situation.

LEVEL 3+ ARMOR CERAMIC PLATE SPECS:

QUICK SPECS

MULTI-HIT AP ROUND STOPPING TECHNOLOGY

Our ceramic ballistic plates offer an increased protection area, ensuring comprehensive safety without compromise. With ACELINK, your safety is our top priority!

Crafted with specially formulated ceramics added to a Polyethylene backing plate, our Ace Link armor plates provide more than 30% additional surface area compared to most imported ceramic plates. This extended coverage offers maximum protection for your torso and vital organs, leaving no room for compromise when it comes to your safety.

EDGE-TO-EDGE
UNIVERSAL SIZE

Available in 10×12″ size armour will fit almost any plate carrier available on the market.

STAND ALONE BODY ARMOR
STAND ALONE BODY ARMOR

This body armor plate is capable of stopping multiple AP rounds by itself! IIIA backing panel is not required.

Lightweight Body Armor
WEIGHT

SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT 4.4 LBS

INDEPENDED TESTED
INDEPENDENT TESTING

STRICT QUALITY CONTROL

Level 3+ Plate Test

KEY FEATURES:

Level 3+ is capable of stopping mild penetrating rounds such as M855A1 Green tip but is not rated to stop .30-06 APM2 rounds like with level IV.

NIJ CHART

Protection level LEVEL IIIA
Stops .357 SIG, .44 MAGNUM
Material 100% PE PLATE
Weight AS LIGHT AS 1.1 LBS.
Thickness 0.90″
NIJ CHART RATING LEVEL III
Protection level LEVEL III
Stops 7.62 M80; .308 CAL
Material UHMW POLYETHYLENE
Weight AS LIGHT AS 3.3 LBS.
Thickness 0.90″
NIJ CHART RATING LEVEL III
Protection level LEVEL III+
Stops 5.56 M855 GREEN TIP, 7.62X54R
Material PE+ CERAMIC-COMPOSITE
Weight AS LIGHT AS 4.4 LBS.
Thickness 0.85″
NIJ CHART RATING LEVEL III+
Protection level LEVEL IV
Stops 5.56 M855, .30-06 APM2
Material PE+ CERAMIC-COMPOSITE
Weight AS LIGHT AS 6.0 LBS.
Thickness 0.90″
NIJ CHART RATING LEVEL IV

TESTING

EXTENDED CERAMIC COVERAGE

Increased edge-to-edge protection area provided by ceramic ballistic plate – choose Ace Link Armor plates with Extended Ceramic Coverage for the most comprehensive protection of your vitals. There is no compromises when it comes to your safety!

BE SAFE FROM SPALLING

At only 4.40 lbs this ceramic composite plate stops multiple armor piercing rounds and is 35% lighter then average steel plate equivalent. Protection against armor piercing rounds like 5.56 M855 (and M193) or 7.62x39mm has never been so light and spall-free.

FAQ

1.

How much does plate armor weigh?

Ace Link Armor Level III+ Special Threat Ceramic Body Armor Plates weighs only 4.4 lbs. each. These plates are significantly lighter and provide more comfort to wear inside plate carriers, than when compared to AR500 armor plates. We have many plates models available, make sure you choose the right one for your needs!

2.

Is it illegal to wear body armor in public?

It is legal to wear body armor plates or bulletproof body armor in public; for self-defense or emergency situations, as long as the local law enforcement agency where you are, or state law where you live results in not prohibiting a person from wearing one. It is your choice if you want to wear body armor under your clothes or suit, or if you find comfort in wearing one at a public venue. Wearing body armor inside public places, businesses and schools is not illegal in the United States. Some states may have laws that require a license or permit to possess a bulletproof vest within its jurisdiction but it cannot regulate someone from wearing one while still on his/her private property or traveling through public spaces (airports, bus terminal, malls etc). Outside of those areas however, you can usually wear body armor without any legal restrictions or paperwork being filled out under state law.

3.

Can plate armor stop a bullet?

Not all armor plates can stop all bullets; specifically, only armor in soft or hard versions rated for a particular range of bullet calibers are able to stop those bullets from penetrating armor when fired from a barrel. Law enforcement wears body armor plates that can at least stop a bullet from their own duty weapon in case of use against themselves. For example, the standard 9mm duty pistol in the US, and bullets fired from it are typically rated to be stopped by soft body armor plates that stop most common handgun bullets from penetrating.  However hard armor plates capable of stopping rifle rounds are heavier than soft armor versions and hot, which can cause burns if not worn under certain clothing. One such type of plate might stop a bullet at point-blank range but will not stop a bullet fired at anyone wearing it from a hundred yards away. Plate type is also important when considering what projectile will penetrate the armor; for instance, many types of ammunition (particularly military surplus or special purpose) may have different performances against specific armors depending on factors like caliber size or shape (spherical, flat-nosed, semi-wadcutter), the alloy used in the bullet, and its velocity. It should be noted that it’s common for soft armor to stop certain types of projectiles fired from handguns at greater range than they would be rated to stop them when fired from a rifle; this is because higher velocity directly relates to how deeply and quickly a projectile can penetrate an object.

4.

What do Level 3 plates and level IV body armor plates stop?

NIJ Level III Stand Alone PE body armor plates can defeat up to .308 M80 Ball Ammo rounds; with NIJ Level IV Stand Alone Ceramic plates able to stop up to Armor Piercing .30-06 APM2 rounds. The gap in-between these two levels are where the Level III+ Special Threats Plate fits in with its steel-core ammo stopping ability.

5.

What will Level 3+ armor plates stop?

Level 3+ is capable of stopping mild penetrating rounds such as M855A1 Green tip but is not rated to stop .30-06 APM2 rounds like with level IV.

6.

What are armor plates made out of?

Level 3+ plates are made out of a combination of PE and Ceramic, with an abrasion-resistant nylon outer cover that surrounds the armor. Law Enforcement officers are now up-armoring their concealable handgun rated body armor with plate carriers- in case they need rifle protection as well.

Reviews

4.91
35  reviews

Awesome armor!

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
I saw Acelink on the Warrior Poet Society app for sale in the products section. I thought too myself, "if this stuff is on WPS Network it's gotta be good"!!! John is one of the most straight shooting guys in the industry in my opinion so I went with the armor. I got the Level 3a special threat plates because I figured I was most likely to encounter 5.56mm green tips before 7.62 AP rounds, but I guess you never know until the situation arises. I immediately ordered soft armor and side plates the next day after I did a little more DuckDuckgoing. Great company, Great customer service and most importantly a great product. Will be buying Acelink for the rest of the guys for sure.
September 4, 2021
Roger G.
5 out of 5

My Ace Link Plates

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
My brother bought Ace Link III+ plates and a Quadrelease carrier first…and I watched some Youtube videos and then added a pair of ceramic/poly for my own. I have a LBT QRC carrier on the way, and I may add Ace Link side plates and a soft armor as a deformation block up front. I am trying to buy smart as I put this together, but I am happy with the AL purchase thus far. I have tried resizing this photo for a half hour and it is continually giving me an error, so you just get the text.
December 31, 2021
Rick M.
5 out of 5

Level 111+ armor plates

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Purchased these plates recently . They are ceramic so they are very light compared to steel. I put them in my 5.11 tactical plate carrier and my entire setup weighs 12.5 lbs which is a lot better then standard steel weighing around 18-20lbs. I hope I never have to put them to the test but guntubers have not penetrated these with 5.56. Highly recommended :100::u1F1FA::u1F1F8::u1F1FA::u1F1F8::u1F1FA::u1F1F8:
September 18, 2021
Jake W.
5 out of 5

Awesome quality!

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
The weight, quality and price are fantastic for the protection. I got this plate for my spouse and they are extremely happy with the fit and weight. I put this plate as a front plate and a single curve for the back plate in an LBT inc low profile carrier.
December 14, 2022
Erik T.
5 out of 5

Fantastic quality and weight

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
The weight, quality and price are fantastic for the protection. I got this plate for my spouse and they are extremely happy with the fit and weight. I put this plate as a back plate and a multi curve for the front plate in an LBT inc low profile carrier.
December 14, 2022
Erik T.
5 out of 5

Double Double

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Love the 3+ double curve! Light, low profile, comfortable. I took advantage of the front and back plate package at a great price point as well. Thank you Ace Link Armour for an excellent product and great customer service!
January 23, 2022
John M.
5 out of 5

Product, and company

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Perfect condition. Wrapped with care. Feels and fits in my plate carrier just right. Except customer service and a wonderful deal. Highly recommend both the plates and optics planet for an excellent experience.
August 17, 2023
Joe 0311
5 out of 5

Great value

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
These plates are very nice for the price, they ship fast and fit my carrier perfectly. The weight is much better than any steel armor you will find and honestly are a lot lighter. Highly recommend.
February 15, 2023
Adam B.
5 out of 5

Amazing product

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Package came with no damage and was wrapped thoroughly in bubble wrap. It is very lightweight compared to other armor and the multi-curve is a huge plus as it is very comfortable
July 6, 2021
Sidney L.
5 out of 5

So far so good.

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Was was what I expected; light and solid. Fits my plate carrier like a glove. Hope to never found out how well it works but I have confidence that it will perform as described.
September 3, 2021
Elkins C.
5 out of 5

OUTSTANDING PLATES

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
"Men trained in arms from their infancy and animated by the love of liberty, will afford neither a cheap or easy conquest." Declaration of Continental Congress, 1775
December 22, 2021
Stephen B.
5 out of 5

Loving the set

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Great fit, both wearing and in my chest rig. great finish as well. Weight is on point with 3 full mags up front. Planning to purchase more plates for other load outs.
January 6, 2022
Justin S.
5 out of 5

Level 3+ 11X14" Special Threat Armor Plates

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Everything it was advertised as. Great product and I'm definitely buying from Ace Link Armor again. The plate carrier I ordered prior was amazing also.
December 30, 2021
Charles L.
5 out of 5

Level 3+ Plates

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Looks great and very light weight–cut out almost 9 lbs overall by replacing my old steel plates. I will buy more–do you have a flat back plate?
March 16, 2022
Shawn A.
5 out of 5

Great fitting armor

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
The contours fit my body profile perfectly. The size was perfect. Not sure how the overall construction is. Wish they had a multi curve IV.
July 13, 2021
Justin B.
5 out of 5

Ceramic Multicurve

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
This ceramic armor plate from Ace Link Armor is great. Its light, protective, and most importantly affordable. Whats not to like?
December 6, 2022
Josh H.
5 out of 5

Ceramic plate 3+

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
This is my second purchase, and the plate is outstanding, lighter than I thought. I like the curved plate for the front carrier.
December 7, 2022
Kenneth K.
5 out of 5

Level 3+ Ceramic Plate

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Worked perfectly for the carrier for the other half. As usual good craftsmanship with excellent price. Thank you
January 3, 2023
Brian H.
5 out of 5

Great fit

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Nice and lite weight. Fits very nicely into my carrier, and is comfortable to wear for extended periods of time.
September 6, 2021
Stephen L.
5 out of 5

Great Tool

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
I really like the way the plates feel and fit in my carrier! I do have the 11×14 plates not the 10×12!!!
May 19, 2021
Toby A.
5 out of 5

Light weight

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
These plates or a breath of fresh air, they’re lightweight and fit perfectly in my plate carrier!
July 15, 2021
Michael B.
5 out of 5

A better fit than the

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
A better fit than the single curve plates I've worn in the past
December 23, 2022
Robert T.
5 out of 5

Shipped fast and I got

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Shipped fast and I got what I ordered can’t ask too much more
February 26, 2022
Carolyn C.
5 out of 5

Quality Armor

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
It’s soft and light weight. It’s quality armor. I like it.
December 12, 2022
Akima A.
5 out of 5

Quality!

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Well made and terrific price point. Fits numerous carriers.
March 22, 2022
Henry B.
5 out of 5

Nice

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
I like the curvature. Fits nicely on my chest and back.
February 14, 2023
Travis B.
5 out of 5

Best weight for threat

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Best price to weight value for the threats we face
December 20, 2021
John M.
5 out of 5

Super well made

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Light and well made, exactly what I expected
December 10, 2022
Trevor D.
5 out of 5

Level 3+ Ceramic Plate 10×12″

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Good light weight armor at an awesome price!
December 10, 2022
Samuel Z.
5 out of 5

Great product. Fast shipping.

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Great product. Fast shipping.
November 15, 2021
Polly M.
5 out of 5

Absolutely phenomenal

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Absolutely phenomenal
November 21, 2021
Christian B.
5 out of 5

Great quality

5 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Great quality
May 20, 2021
Eric W.
5 out of 5

Great plate

4 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Quality product, light weight.
April 12, 2022
Charles V.
4 out of 5

Plates

4 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Light weight plates.
April 27, 2021
Dale S.
4 out of 5

Product is good.

4 out of 5
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Level 3+ Ceramic Lightweight Plate 10×12″
Product is good.
April 17, 2021
Jan S.
4 out of 5
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