Kevlar 5.18pm 4.25.05

Kevlar 5.18pm 4.25.05 - Kevlar was introduced by DuPont in...

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Kevlar was introduced by DuPont in the 1970s. It was the first organic fiber with sufficient tensile strength and modulus to be used in advanced composites. Originally developed as a replacement for steel in radial tires, Kevlar is now used in a wide range of applications. Sponsored Links Kevlar For Your Projects Kevlar www.infinitycomposites.com Carbon and Kevlar Fabrics fabric www.fabricdevelopment.com EnGarde USA High quality body armor for law enforcement, military and civilians www.usabodyarmor.com Kevlar is an aramid , a term invented as an abbreviation for aromatic polyamide . The chemical composition of Kevlar is poly para-phenyleneterephthalamide , and it is more properly known as a para-aramid . Aramids belong to the family of nylons. Common nylons, such as nylon 6,6, do not have very good structural properties, so the para-aramid distinction is important. The aramid ring gives Kevlar thermal stability, while
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ME 2733 taught by Professor Meng during the Fall '10 term at LSU.

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Kevlar 5.18pm 4.25.05 - Kevlar was introduced by DuPont in...

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