Spider silk doesn’t seem like the kind of material that could be used to save lives and stop bullets. As it turns out, it’s exactly the right kind of material for these important tasks. Not only is spider silk is at least five times as strong as steel and more elastic than a rubber band, spider silk can take a hit harder than Kevlar can.
The use of spider silk in medicine, construction and military manufacturing is proving to be revolutionary. Take a look at this infographic from Sierra Cases to find out more.
Infographic by Sierra Cases
Originally posted 2015-01-27 05:21:19.