Production Method for High-Performance Polymer

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-36197
Published March 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

A method was developed to produce a polymer material called PBO — known commercially as Zylon — that’s used in bulletproof vests and other high-performance fabrics. The new approach could be useful in making PBO products that resist degradation — a problem that has plagued PBO-based materials in the past.