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Thursday, November 19, 2009

11-18-2009::Show No.25 (2 parts)- SCIENCE!!


poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide
(KEVLAR® is a registered trademark of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company)

Sorry it took a few weeks.. but this was a lot of work!  I intended this to be a big episode and it is.. so much that I couldn't get it into 2 hours.. so I split it in half.  Both parts are just over an hour each.  Hope you enjoy it!

    PART 1
     PART 2

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  4. PART 1:  News: BIOLOGY.. Should hunters go GREEN?
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  6. PART 2:  Gun Tech:  PRESSURE.. AJ talks about bullet expansion testing from over the summer (and a bonus review of the Legacy Citadel 1911).
  7. Show Topic: CHEMISTRY AND FORCE.. BULLETPROOF?? A brief discussion on ballistics, armor and KEVLAR®..

              Incredible Strength

       Fibers of KEVLAR consist of long molecular 
        chains produced from poly-paraphenylene 
          terephthalamide. The chains are highly 
       oriented with strong interchain bonding, which 
         result in a unique combination of properties