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UHMWPE fiber furnishes fragment protection in personnel carrier

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 | Permalink

UHMWPE fiber furnishes fragment protection in personnel carrier Fiber made from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber has been employed as a ballistic material in a amphibious armored personnel vehicle produced in Turkey. The fiber is used in the form of a tape made from Dyneema UHMWPE supplied by DSM Dyneema (Urmond, The Netherlands). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Carbon fiber, PEEK combine in lightweight aerospace composite

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 | Permalink

Weight reduction and lean manufacturing are key focuses in the aerospace sector as designers seek to the reduce operating costs of their aircraft. Consequently, thermoplastic composites that can perform with at least the same assurance as traditional metals and thermosets are in demand. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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