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
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
Synthetic spiders silk has finally been produced after many attempts. The properties of this material are extremely desirable. The production method involving transgenic animal technology is outined,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1543 | 29 Jul 2002
Ceradyne Inc. will be supplying small armes protective inserts (SAPI), or lightweight ceramic persoanl armour to the US military at a rate of $1.8million/month with the first shipment by the end of...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1011 | 30 Oct 2001
Bucktubes possess amazing strength, stiffness and toughness properties making them ideal candidates for use in structural composites, fibres and fabrics. These applications areas are explored.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2475 | 29 Apr 2004
Boron carbide is one of the hardest materials known to man. Chemical, electrical, physical, mechanical and thermal properties are listed.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2254 | 6 Jan 2004
Polyaramid polyparaphenylene terephthalamide, is mnore commonly known by the tradenames Kevlar and Twaron. Chemical, mechanical, physical and thermal are provided for these generic materials. Specific...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1992 | 19 May 2003
Researchers have found that the chips that are formed during the machining of metals consist of nanocrystals which are highly suited to manufacturing nanostructured materials with properties superior...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1811 | 17 Jan 2003
Ceradyne are about to open a facility in Irvive, California. Diesel engine components and orthodontic bracket product lines will be manufactures in Irvine, while armour will be made at Costa Mesa. The...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1139 | 21 Dec 2001
DSM Performance Fibers are planning to build a fifth production line for their superstrong Dyneema polyethylene fibres to try and keep up with demand. The facility is due to come on line by the end of...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1072 | 26 Nov 2001