Have you ever wondered what Kevlar, Twaron or Aramid fibres were, what their properties are, or what they are used for? This article will give you the basic answers to all these questions.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1384 | 2 May 2002
A new range of protective clothing is available from DuPont marketed under the name Kevlar Armor Technology. It utilises an advanced version of Kevlar with improved cut resistance. Posted February...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1379 | 1 May 2002
Hybrid fabrics have more then one type of fibre in their construction. These are most common in 0/90° woven and stitched fabrics and can utilise the properties of differnt types of fobres....
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1088 | 3 Dec 2001
The acceptance of fibre reinforced plastic composites (FRP's) by the automotive industry has been limited somewhat by a lack of understanding of impact properties. The advantages of these materials...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=744 | 27 Aug 2001
Morgan Advanced ceramics manufactures components from an extensive range of materials for many industries, including Security and Defence. These include body arour and armour panels for armoured...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3658 | 23 Feb 2007
The Dutch solar car Nuna II won the 2003 solar car challenge setting a new record thanks to a combination of space age materials. These included gallium arsenide, carbon fibre and aramid fibres....
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2179 | 23 Oct 2003
Chemical, physical and thermal properties are provided for polyaramid polymetaphenylene isophthalamide, also known as Nomex. Applications and availabel forms are also detailed.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1994 | 22 May 2003
StormRoom is a kevlar reinforced room that can be built into homes to protect people from tornados. Posted May 7 2003
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1969 | 8 May 2003
Protective equipment is used in everything from day to day acativities to sports to military applications. Materials that are used in these applications are looked at, as well as design, ergonomics...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1663 | 26 Sep 2002
Composites are common place in automotive and aerospace applications, however they have not been exploited in building and construction. LTM provides a technology and advantages that could potentially...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1425 | 20 May 2002