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Stronger than Kevlar? (#2)

  1. Aug 25, 2006 #1
    (This is part two of my "Stronger than Kevlar?" queries :) )

    Is Nevlar* stronger than Kevlar?
    (*A polymer I designed)
     

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    Last edited: Aug 26, 2006
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  3. Aug 26, 2006 #2
    I dont think it will be stronger, the orientations of the bonds (and what i would expect bond orbital overlaps to be like by mental picture) doesnt look nearly as optimum as in kevlar. But what do i know....:uhh:
     
  4. Aug 26, 2006 #3
    Well, the bonds in my third image aren't exactly "drawn to scale" (so a mental picture might look different...). If you can suggest any molecular modeling freeware, I can post a much better image--

    Why so?
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2006
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