This new shield is made in the U.S.A. of TITAN's famous military grade, cross-linked polymer (XLHDPE). It's at least 0.25" thick and built to outlast all competitors. It's tougher than steel and more durable than aluminum. TITAN routinely tests their products using state-of-the-art computer simulation as well as actual, physical drop tests. These legendary products are so tough and well-proven that they are backed with a Lifetime Warranty!