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New Body Armor stops bullets cold and pulverizes them to dust

 Superlite weight High Tech armor for many applications


 "Foam body armor? Even armor-piercing bullets cannot get through this foam.

And the foam doesn’t just stop bullets. It destroys them…this foam decimates bullets into dust.

North Carolina State University Professor Afsaneh Rabiei led the team that created the amazing foam.

This is not ordinary foam like the kind used for shaving, for example. This is a special type of foam called composite metal foams, or CMF. 

The military and law enforcement could use this kind of foam for advanced, ultra-light body armor to protect personnel."

And this research team has other foams up its sleeve that have the potential to keep military and first responders safe from radiation and extreme heat more here:

Raymond James June 27, 2017 2 tags (show)
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