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Body Armor Systems meet FBI test protocol.

Body Armor Systems meet FBI test protocol.

Available in both concealable and tactical configurations, Alpha Elite™ Series NIJ Level II and IIIA Body Armor Systems feature Dyneema-® Force Multiplier Technology by DSM, providing ballistic protection in fully functional and scalable design. Dyneema ballistic material is designed to defeat high-velocity handgun rounds and fragmentation with minimal backface deformation. Offering comfort...

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KaZak Composites and Raytheon IDS Celebrate Milestone on Zumwalt Contract

Companies Achieve Successful Transition to SBIR Phase III WOBURN, MA - KaZaK Composites, Inc., a premier provider of high value-added composite engineering and design, today announced that the company has teamed up with Raytheon IDS and has completed the design phase of the composite ballistic screen for integration onboard the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000). KaZaK recently joined Raytheon...

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AGY Announces the Addition of a New Composite Armour Solution for the European Market

LYON, FRANCE - (January 27, 2008) - AGY announces the addition of an innovative ballistic and blast protection solution called the ThermoBallistic* armour system in response to the increased demand for composite armour solutions that are fueling defense spending and military development programs around the world. Targeted for the European market, the ThermoBallistic armour system laminates...

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Ballistic Material suits both body and vehicle armor.

Transparent to radar, Spectra ShieldÂ-® II fiber-based material is made from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene using gel-spinning process. It exhibits resistance to chemicals, waters, and UV light as well as vibration damping, flex fatigue, and internal fiber-friction characteristics. Material is used for ballistic protection and security applications, from bullet-resistant vests,...

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Importance of Motor & Generator Maintenance & Repair in the Mining Industry

Electric motors and generators are essential components for mining industry equipment and the Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) market. These sectors rely upon this equipment heavily to meet high production demands in rugged environments, and so they require careful design, construction, and maintenance to provide longevity and durability. Pumps, hoists, crushers, muckers, haulers, and mills are only some examples of mining and milling equipment utilizing electric motors.

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New Dyneema-® SB61 Provides More Stopping Power for Soft Body Armor Applications

Next generation DSM technology selected by American Body Armor for Top Protective Vest Model BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 16, 2006 - DSM, a worldwide company active in performance materials, announced today it is introducing its newest and strongest ballistic material for soft body armor. The new Dyneema® SB61 offers ultra-high energy absorption to provide significantly increased stopping power, as well...

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