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Zylon

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Zylon (IUPAC name: poly(p-phenylene-2,6-benzobisoxazole)) is a trademarked name for a range of thermoset liquid-crystalline polyoxazole. [1]

37 relations: Aramid, Armor Holdings, Body armor, Bulletproof vest, Cementitious, Conductive textile, Formula One, IndyCar Series, IUPAC nomenclature of chemistry, Kevlar, List of synthetic polymers, Mars Exploration Rover, Menlo Park, California, National Institute of Justice, Pascal (unit), Police officer, Second Chance (body armor), Shroud (sailing), SRI International, Standing rigging, Stays (nautical), Superpressure balloon, Synthetic fiber, Technora, Tennis, Thermosetting polymer, Toyobo, Trademark, Twaron, Ultimate tensile strength, Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, University of British Columbia, Vectran, X Prize Cup, Young's modulus, 2007 Formula One World Championship, 2008 IndyCar Series.

Aramid

Aramid fibers are a class of heat-resistant and strong synthetic fibers.

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Armor Holdings

Armor Holdings, Inc. was an American manufacturer of military, law enforcement, and personnel safety equipment.

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Body armor

Body armor/armour, personal armor/armour, suits of armour or coats of armour all refer to protective clothing, designed to absorb and/or deflect slashing, bludgeoning and penetrating attacks by weapons.

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Bulletproof vest

A ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest, often called a bulletproof vest, is an item of personal armor that helps absorb the impact and reduce or stop penetration to the body from firearm-fired projectiles- and shrapnel from explosions, and is worn on the torso.

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Cementitious

No description.

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Conductive textile

A conductive textile is a fabric which can conduct electricity.

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Formula One

Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.

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IndyCar Series

The IndyCar Series, currently known as the Verizon IndyCar Series for title sponsorship reasons, is the premier level of open-wheel racing in North America.

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IUPAC nomenclature of chemistry

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has published four sets of rules to standardize chemical nomenclature.

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Kevlar

Kevlar is a heat-resistant and strong synthetic fiber, related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora.

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List of synthetic polymers

Synthetic polymers are human-made polymers.

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Mars Exploration Rover

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission is an ongoing robotic space mission involving two Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, exploring the planet Mars.

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Menlo Park, California

Menlo Park is a city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States.

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National Institute of Justice

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development and evaluation agency of the United States Department of Justice.

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Pascal (unit)

The pascal (symbol: Pa) is the SI derived unit of pressure used to quantify internal pressure, stress, Young's modulus and ultimate tensile strength.

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Police officer

A police officer, also known as an officer, policeman, policewoman, cop, police agent, or a police employee is a warranted law employee of a police force.

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Second Chance (body armor)

Second Chance is an American body armor manufacturing company that was the first firm to use kevlar for body armor.

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Shroud (sailing)

On a sailboat, the shrouds are pieces of standing rigging which hold the mast up from side to side.

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SRI International

SRI International (SRI) is an American nonprofit research institute headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Standing rigging

Standing rigging comprises the fixed lines, wires, or rods, which support each mast or bowsprit on a sailing vessel and reinforce those spars against wind loads transferred from the sails.

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Stays (nautical)

Stays are ropes, wires, or rods on sailing vessels that run fore-and-aft along the centerline from the masts to the hull, deck, bowsprit, or to other masts which serve to stabilize the masts.

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Superpressure balloon

A superpressure balloon is a style of aerostatic balloon where the volume of the balloon is kept relatively constant in the face of changes in the temperature of the contained lifting gas.

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Synthetic fiber

Synthetic fibers (British English: synthetic fibres) are fibers made by humans with chemical synthesis, as opposed to natural fibers that humans get from living organisms with little or no chemical changes.

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Technora

Technora is an aramid that is useful for a variety of applications that require high strength or chemical resistance.

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Tennis

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).

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Thermosetting polymer

A thermoset, also called a thermosetting plastic, is a plastic that is irreversibly cured from a soft solid or viscous liquid, prepolymer or resin.

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Toyobo

is one of Japan's top makers of fibers and textiles, including synthetic fibers (polyester, nylon and acrylics) and natural fibers, such as cotton and wool.

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Trademark

A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).

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Twaron

Twaron (a brand name of Teijin Aramid) is a para-aramid.

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Ultimate tensile strength

Ultimate tensile strength (UTS), often shortened to tensile strength (TS), ultimate strength, or Ftu within equations, is the capacity of a material or structure to withstand loads tending to elongate, as opposed to compressive strength, which withstands loads tending to reduce size.

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Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene

Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE, UHMW) is a subset of the thermoplastic polyethylene.

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University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia.

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Vectran

Vectran is a manufactured fiber, spun from a liquid-crystal polymer (LCP) created by Celanese Corporation and now manufactured by Kuraray.

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X Prize Cup

The X Prize Cup is a two-day air and space exposition which was the result of a partnership between the X Prize Foundation and the State of New Mexico that began in 2004 when the Ansari X-Prize was held.

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Young's modulus

Young's modulus, also known as the elastic modulus, is a measure of the stiffness of a solid material.

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2007 Formula One World Championship

The 2007 FIA Formula One World Championship was the 61st season of FIA Formula One motor racing.

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2008 IndyCar Series

The 2008 IndyCar Series was the 13th season of the IndyCar Series.

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Redirects here:

Polybenzobisoxazole, Polybenzoxazole, Polyphenylene benzobisoxazole.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zylon

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