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US Air Force Approval

At the demo site, two walls 9' x 9' were erected. "They were the typical construction that one would find on mobile military buildings... used extensively in Southwest Asia by the US Military." These were constructed using 2x4 studs, 16" on center, corrugated aluminum siding, and particle board paneling. As you can see from the photos, one of the two walls (the tan colored) was coated with PAXCON®. In this test, 50 pounds of TNT was used at a distance of 35 feet. The uncoated wall (white) was destroyed while the PAXCON® wall is unharmed. As you can see from the bottom right photo, the TNT left a substantial crater.



The PAXCON® wall in the photos was actually used twice. This was the second impact. The destroyed uncoated wall was removed and a new-uncoated one was installed for the test shown.
The Air Force Research lab, during a previous test, found that it took at least 1,000 pounds equivalent of TNT to "make PAXCON® fail and even then it only tore the coating... fragmentation was still averted. PAXCON® could save lives if applied to buildings subjected to bomb force."
According to the Air Force Research Lab, an 1/8th inch coating, front and back, reduces the "stand off distance by over 50%." And that PAXCON® should be used for any buildings, structures or vehicles that might get exposed to bomb impact.