Bourque Industries releases third-party testing validation
Published on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 10:40 Written by TradersHuddle Staff
TUCSON, Ariz., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourque Industries, Inc. (OTC:BORK) is pleased to release the following testing results and validation of its product Kryron Terminator Armor on behalf of Ultra Armoring LLC.
ULTRA ARMORING LLC
Ultra Armoring, LLC of Shelby, NC is a current contract award winner for the USSOCOM NSCV (Non Standard Commercial Vehicle) initiative. Ultra Armoring specializes in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art up armored vehicles for the worlds most advanced warfighters. Over recent months, Ultra has been working with industry in the design and adaptation of highly advanced armor materials in efforts to increase occupant survivability as well as lower overall vehicle weight.
"Increasing mission profile and crew survivability through advancements in armor design and material selection will always remain our highest priority," says VP of Research and Development Don Whitmire.
Bourque Industries' Kryronized aluminum, or Kryron, is a proprietary alloy and the optimal material for ballistic armor plates. Compared to industry-standard personal protection ceramic plates, Kryron Terminator armor is lighter, far more durable, and completely eliminates shatter, spall, and ricochet.
"We (Ultra Armoring) have been in test validation at our private range to better understand how we can apply Kryon to existing fleets and future vehicle programs. Being able to cut, form and weld a material like this makes for very interesting discussions as this is a real departure from current armoring trends," says Whitmire.
Kryon has shown dramatic improvements in true multi hit capabilities for larger threat testing over current ceramic and other composite solutions.
"Kryon has demonstrated some very unique capabilities to defeat extreme multi hit impacts from AP (Armor Piercing) projectiles. Shot spacing has been less than 1inch without catastrophic failure at rated velocity and distance."
About Bourque and Kryron
Bourque Industries, Inc. is a publicly-traded company (OTC: BORK) based in Tucson, Ariz. Bourque holds all patents for Kryron-based technology.
Kryron is a patented, state-of-the-art metal alloying process that results in the creation of metal super alloys that have broad uses across a range of industrial segments. Management believes Kryronized aluminum is the optimal material for ballistic armor plates. Compared to industry-standard personal protection ceramic plates, Kryron Terminator armor far more durable and eliminates spall and ricochet.
Bourque Industries, Kryron, and Terminator armor are trademarks of Bourque Industries.
This communication to shareholders and the public contains certain forward-looking statements. Sometimes these statements will contain words such as "believes," "expects," "intends," "should," "will," "plans," and other similar words. The events described in these forward looking statements are not certain to occur. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and many factors beyond our control. Although forward-looking statements, and any assumptions upon which they are based, are made in good faith and reflect our current judgment, actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
For more information and to learn about Bourque Industries and Kryron applications:
Sean Floyd, Senior VP
Call: 1-877-379-6551 or 520-624-5248
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SOURCE Bourque Industries, Inc.
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