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If armor derived from this research can be stronger than Kevlar at the same weight, or as strong as present Kevlar but lighter, it becomes a lot less like specialized gear and closer to the ease and functionality of everyday clothing.
Kevlar still has limits, as it can be torn apart by shrapnel or pierced by higher-powered bullets.
Lightweight and sturdy, they can be as tough as a Kevlar vest or as flexible as a sandwich bag.
Kwolek is the brains behind Kevlar, the ultrastrong material that makes bulletproof jackets, well, bulletproof.
Kevlar is made of very tightly woven molecules that can only be separated by a lot of energy, more than can even be generated by a bullet.
The video is accompanied by a photograph of a young black girl wrapped tightly in Kevlar, and a pledge card asking people to vote.
We are talking of a Kevlar Rupert, whose armored vest absorbs fusillades without him flinching.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The helmet weighs about 12 pounds, and sits slightly unbalanced unlike the Kevlar I wore as a Marine.
Larson felt his head snap back, but the Kevlar worked: the bullet stuck in the helmet.
The last of the rounds to strike Murphy went through a layer of the Kevlar on his vest and went into his skull and brain.15 Rounds and Still Talking: Lt. Brian Murphy’s Story of the Oak Creek Massacre|Simran Jeet Singh|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They were bulky from the Kevlar vests they wore under their rain slickers, with kind and exasperated expressions on their faces.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow