Elastic and static characteristics of innovative balistic boron carbide ceramic articles

  • 1 Institute of Metal Science, equipment, and technologies with Hydro - and Aerodynamics Center “Acad. A. Balevski” - a Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2 Institute of Mechanics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria; Sofia University,Faculty of Physics
  • 3 Firm Nomat Ltd, Burgas, Bulgaria
  • 4 Inner Mongolian Metal Material Research Institute, Ningbo, P.R. China


Boron carbide ceramic products are made using an innovative technology and their elastic and static properties are tested. The products are of different shape and thickness and can be user to build the front layer of macro dispersal ceramic-polymer modular systems for individual protection and for armoring of military land and air mobile and stationary objects.



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