armor

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November 19, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, arl.army.mil, 26 Oct 2018, ARL Public Affairs
Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and ASU have teamed up on a new material composition that super heroes, if real, would envy. They've designed a super strong...
November 5, 2018 | Source: Purdue University News, purdue.edu, Jared Pike, 11 June 2018
It's now possible to 3D print extremely viscous materials, with the consistency of clay or cookie dough with fine precision, thanks to work done at Purdue University. This...
November 5, 2018 | Source: Imperial College London, imperial.ac.uk, Duncan Swinscow-Hall, 1 February 2018
A team of Imperial alumni and postdocs are combining silk with graphene to produce next generation armor for people, vehicles and buildings. “If you were shot by a handgun, Kevlar...
October 23, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, army.mil, 5 Oct 2018, Jane Benson
On the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, Matt Daly -- who currently works in the Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier Center's Soldier Protection and...
October 22, 2018 | Source: Defense Technical Information Center, dtic.mil, 01 Jun 2018, Reference
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, is collaborating with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, and Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, to...
October 8, 2018 | Source: AirForce Times, airforcetimes.com, 22 Sept 2018, Charlsy Panzino
“Our ability to deploy decisive force is foundational to the National Defense Strategy. The size and lethality of the force is of little consequence if we can’t get it where it...
Graphene
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September 24, 2018 | Source: University of New Hampshire, unh.edu, 8 Aug 2018, Robbin Ray
Researchers say that the design principles described show a promising approach for increasing the mechanical performance of tiled composites of man-made materials. Since the...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Iowa State University, news.iastate.edu, 14 Feb 2018, University Relations
A new smart and responsive material can stiffen up like a worked-out muscle, say the Iowa State University engineers who developed it. Stress a muscle and it gets stronger...
July 30, 2018 | Source: Purdue University, purdue.edu, 25 June 2018, Emil Venere
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Super-resilient materials found in the animal kingdom owe their strength and toughness to a design strategy that causes cracks to follow the twisting...