Essays Tagged: "Kevlar"

Why do skateboarders shoes wear out so fast?

r they risk falling on their face or sliding down the rest of the rail on their groin area, OUCH!IS KEVLAR THE ANSWER?Kevlar, being an aramid fiber that on a weight-by-weight basis proves to be 5 time ... or a possible answer. All though there are new aramid fibers that are stronger in certain criteria, Kevlar was chosen because of its vast popularity and product knowledge if the sneaker soles were to ...

(7 pages) 59 1 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Walking Into Spiderwebs

h the strength of the silk in order to create a winning combination, which makes it stronger than a Kevlar vest. Even more interesting, is the wasted elements and taxing process we put into making Kev ... This environmental change prompted the assembly of the fibers. These were lighter and tougher than Kevlar and were nearly as elastic as nylon. Based on this approach, progress is being made towards m ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Organizational Behavior

s on fiber reinforced plastic commercial aircraft components produced from glass carbon, or aramid (Kevlar) reinforcing fibers in an epoxy or phenolic resin matrix with foam and honeycomb. COMPANY A e ...

(29 pages) 728 1 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Explaining essay on the dB dragracing

asiest part, yet it is the most costly. Forsubwoofers you want a sub with a strong motor structure, Kevlar cone, high Xmax(displacement), and the easiest to assume; be able to handle a lot of wattage. ...

(4 pages) 46 2 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summary on Carbon Fibres

Few data on specific synthetic organic fibres have been identified. The data on para-aramid fibres (Kevlar) indicate that, when inhaled, these fibres are deposited at alveolar duct bifurcations. There ... nic activity.In the case of para-aramid fibres, the majority of data is derived from experiments on Kevlar. Short-term (2 week) inhalation studies of Kevlar dust have resulted in a pulmonary macrophag ...

(8 pages) 37 0 4.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Report on Teflon: What is Polytetrafluoroethylene

ese polymers, or large organic molecules created from smaller molecules (monomers), include cotton, Kevlar, Technora, Kynar, Mylar, Nylon, Rilsan, Teflon, Ultem, Vectran, Viton, and Zylon. However, wh ... to the gun. However, Teflon coated bullets are more deadly and can penetrate many materials such as Kevlar, used in "bullet proof" vests. Teflon coated surfaces, such as frying pans, are almost fricti ...

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Materials of the Future

YEAR 11 CHEMISTRY 14 MATERIALS FOR THE FUTURE - KEVLAR MRS EZARD TATSUYA SHIIHARA[TATSUYA SHIIHARA] Term 2 Semester 1 2014 1 | P a g e Materials o ... RD TATSUYA SHIIHARA[TATSUYA SHIIHARA] Term 2 Semester 1 2014 1 | P a g e Materials of the Future: Kevlar In this day and age, advances in technology have led to the ability to stare knowingly up at ... ability, polymers can either be naturally occurring (Starch, cellulose, etc.) or synthetic (Teflon, Kevlar, etc.). Now applied to nearly all aspects of everyday life, they can exist in simple objects ...

(10 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry