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A new way to test body armor

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new way to investigate the high-performance fibers used in modern body armor. Described in the Journal of Polymer Science, the research ...

dateOct 17, 2017 in Polymers
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Real smart: Protective clothing with built-in A/C

(Phys.org) -- In order to test the new "smart" protective vest, an experimenter wearing one has jogged several kilometers on the treadmill in a climate-controlled chamber at Empa. During the jog he lost 544 grams in weight ...

dateMay 14, 2012 in Engineering
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