Article - 19 May 2003
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...
News - 26 May 2006
Ceradyne has received a purchase order from Flyer Defense, LLC, in Inglewood, California, for a prototype lightweight ceramic-armored crew compartment for the Flyer ITV (Internally Transportable...
News - 23 Sep 2011
Bourque Industries has delivered its first order worth $6000 for ballistic armour to the Sheriff’s department in Collier County. The Sheriff’s Department had ordered for a total of eight...
News - 11 Aug 2006
Ceradyne, Inc. has received a purchase order from Mack Trucks, Inc. for a prototype lightweight ceramic armored truck cab incorporating technology specifically designed to meet the requirements of the...
News - 20 Nov 2013
TenCate Advanced Armour has been selected by aerospace manufacturer Embraer as the supplier of aerospace armour for the Embraer A-29 Super Tucano military aircraft. The aircraft will be supplied in...
Article - 15 Feb 2013
In the second instalment of AZoM's series on the applications of composites, we look at the increasing use of composite armour in military vehicles.
Article - 18 Jun 2018
When ceramic plates emerged as a lightweight alternative to personal body armor and protective vehicle cladding during the 1970’s, consumers began to question the efficiency of steel armor plating.
Article - 2 Feb 2018
Technical ceramics exhibit high-performance properties, making it a viable option for industries requiring materials to withstand high heat, wear & impact.
Article - 29 Nov 2016
HS fiberglass armor panels offered by Strongwell are developed for ballistics resistance. Specially constructed glass reinforcements in a proprietary resin matrix are used to assemble the panels and...
News - 9 Mar 2004
Oxford University researchers have developed an ultra-lightweight material for body armour that is so strong bullets will bounce off it.
The new design will mean that bullet-proof vests can be made...