Aramid

Description : Synthetic fibre that is both very strong and flame resistant. The best known example is Kevlar.
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Uses worldwide : Aramids are used in military body armor (bullet-proof vests, etc.) as well as in bicycle tires.
Origins and history : The name is derived from "aromatic polyamide". Aramids were first introduced in the 1960s.
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