Better ballistics, Part II

December 18th, 2015

Development of improved protective fabrics starts with effective materials research. Part I of this article (“Better ballistics, Part I”) looked at the ballistics market for advanced textiles, the materials typically used in ballistic textile products, and some of the textiles and textile composites now being developed for lighter weight and more comfortable ballistics protection. A […]

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Better ballistics, Part I

December 4th, 2015

Protective materials for military and law enforcement have improved—and so has the market for them. Technology, like in many other industries, has dramatically redefined the advanced textile industry. The creation of advanced materials has transformed traditional fabric, chemical and metal production and continues to push the boundaries. Advanced textiles, a subset of advanced materials, include […]

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