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Should be standard equipment with every new American truck…
- Ballistic barrier is made up of twelve layers of bullet-proof Kevlar fiber
- Unique origami inspired design can fold up and easily be stowed in a vehicle… 247 more words
Are y’all even ready for this?! Meet Stephanie Kwolek, an American chemist who invented kevlar.
Kwolek was born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania in 1923. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Kwolek worked for the DuPont Company as a chemist where she specialized in the creation of a family of synthetic fibers of exceptional strength and stiffness, the most famous of which is kevlar – “a material used in protective vests as well as in boats, airplanes, ropes, cables, and much more—in total about 200 applications.” – 189 more words