TPWJ, 2018, #8, 39-43 pages
Materials for individual armour protection (Review)
Journal The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher International Association «Welding»
ISSN 0957-798X (print)
Issue #8, 2018 (August)
A.A. Babinets1, I.A. Ryabtsev1 and A.I. Panfilov2
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine
11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
LLC «Steel Wrok», Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine. E-mail: email@example.com
In the paper the available literature data on the properties of different materials, currently used in the means of individual armour protection, were analyzed and the methods for improving their bulletproof and other operational properties were evaluated. It is shown that at the present time to create the means of individual armour protection, a variety of materials are used: fabric aramid or polyethylene fibers, metal plates based on steels, titanium, aluminum and their alloys, as well as ceramics based on boron and silicon carbides, etc. The main advantages and disadvantages of these armoured materials are shown. On the basis of literary data, it was established that for the 3rd
class of protection, the armoured plates of structural alloyed steels were widely used. To minimize the disadvantages inherent in steel armoured plates, it is necessary to apply bimetallic compositions with alternating hard and soft layers, produced, among others, by welding or surfacing methods. 20 Ref., 4 Tables, 3 Figures.
individual armour protection, classes of protection, armoured plates, properties of armoured materials, bulletproof, armour steels, composites, multilayer materials
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