Kevlar is a
man-made material polymer that has high strength and good ductility.
It's ductility helps aborbs energy when the fibre is deformed.
Weight for weight , it is is five times stronger than steel,. Kevlar is very
heat resistant and decomposes above 400 °C without melting. Kevlar can be
cloth and when impregnated with resins and other fibres it can be used in
protective garments such as bullet
It is also used for
aircraft construction and as a replacement for steel
cords in car tyres, in fire suits as an
Typical Kevlar based products.
The kevlar vest for the military's is made of tough, dense fiber interwoven between plates of nylon and ceramic fabric. The carrier is usually insulated foam designed for further protection against stab strikes.
The Helmet shown on the right has been shot at with a 9 mm FMJ at 2 yards (2 meters) ZERO PENETRATION
other products made from kevlar
Akona Full Kevlar Gloves http://www.divesports.com
The Akona AKFG-702 Full Kevlar Glove is a unique product for the diver that needs real protection while diving. This entire glove is made from ArmorTex Kevlar, the toughest fabric available for this application. The Akona Full Kevlar Glove provides protection from stings, cuts, and scrapes encountered on rigorous dives. No other glove provides protection from the dreaded Sea Urchin, but this one sure does. If you want real protection, the Akona Full Kevlar Glove is the one for you.
Important Information: Fashioning glove from real Kevlar is extremely difficult. The fabric in these glove contains a great deal of "sizing" compound, resulting in an extremely stiff glove before use. After submersion in the water, the sizing compounds are washed away and the glove gets considerable more supple. The glove will also expand in size slightly with use.
Black Pure Kevlar K-Shirt http://www.dragginjeans.ca
The Draggin' kevlar shirt provides great abrasion protection for the upper torso and features a round crew neck collar, long sleeves with velcroŽ cuffs to secure them in place.
To ensure the kevlar shirt stays tucked in, extra length is provided through the back section.
The soft, lightweight material ensures comfort and breathability while looking like a normal long-sleeved shirt. Our shirt will give that added protection.
A long-sleeved shirt made completely from Kevlar!