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Corning Active Protection System


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Check out item #8 (2nd page) of the "Top 10 Most Brilliant Inventions Of 2007" linky


Corning Active Protection System which is a soft/flexible fabric "until impact". And you thot kevlar clothing was expensive... thumbsup.gif

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Interesting. I can see it being used in certain areas of a garment to augment padding.


Aerostich garments use viscoelastic foam pads that function similarly--the foam is soft and pliable, but instantly becomes firmer on impact, absorbing and dissipating energy in the process.

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