Bulletproof metal foam could make military vehicles lighter and more efficient

How do you stop bullets using the lightest material possible? This question has inspired a string of fascinating breakthroughs from material scientists in pursuit of advanced lightweight armor that keeps foot soldiers agile and vehicles light. Yet another comes from researchers at North Carolina State University, who have developed a new type of bulletproof material comparable in performance to conventional armor, at just half the weight... Continue Reading Bulletproof metal foam could make military vehicles lighter and more efficient Category: Materials Tags: Armor Materials North Carolina State University

Bulletproof metal foam could make military vehicles lighter and more efficient

How do you stop bullets using the lightest material possible? This question has inspired a string of fascinating breakthroughs from material scientists in pursuit of advanced lightweight ...

Wed 5 Jun 19 from Gizmag

Metal foam stops .50 caliber rounds as well as steel at less than half the weight

Researchers have demonstrated that vehicle armor using composite metal foam (CMF) can stop ball and armor-piercing .50 caliber rounds as well as conventional steel armor, even though it weighs ...

Wed 5 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Metal foam stops .50 caliber rounds as well as steel -- at less than half the weight, Wed 5 Jun 19 from Eurekalert

Metal Foam Stops .50 Caliber Rounds As Well As Steel At Less Than Half the Weight, Wed 5 Jun 19 from Science Blog

Metal Foam Stops .50 Caliber Rounds As Well As Steel - At Less Than Half the Weight, Wed 5 Jun 19 from Newswise

Revolutionary lightweight FOAM stops an armour-piercing .50 calibre bullet

Professor Afsaneh Rabiei, inventor of CMF and an academic from North Carolina State University has made the impervious material which uses hollow spheres of metals fixed together.

Thu 6 Jun 19 from Daily Mail

CMF armour cuts weight and adds protection

Designers will be able to develop lighter military vehicles without sacrificing safety with a composite metal foam (CMF) armour that stops .50 calibre rounds as well as steel does. The latest ...

Thu 6 Jun 19 from The Engineer

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