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Bullet proof materials

  1. Nov 30, 2006 #1
    can anyone explain the precess on how to make kevlar, or ceramic plate armor
    even vectran , the knife resistant material would be helpful.
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  3. Nov 30, 2006 #2


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  4. Dec 1, 2006 #3
    Off the top of my head, I believe boron carbide is used in bullet proof vests. It is very hard and used for other things like diamond cutters, etc.
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