Carbon Nanotube Polymers Used to Enhance Protection Against Bullets by 20-50%

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Currently 1.5-5% carbon nanotubes can be used improve protection against bullets by 20-50%. This is described in this patent for Lockheed Martin

There is also work to use carbon nanotubes to enhance the protection of E-glass.

Applied Nanotech Holdings will be presenting its work with carbon nanotubes and E-glass at the Army Science Conference.

Here is 38 pages of previous work on hybrid e-glass and carbon nanotubes for ballistic protection

They are trying to improve protection and lower the weight needed for the same level of protection.

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