Elastic and static characteristics of innovative corundum ceramic products

  • 1 Institute of Metal Science, Equipment, and Technologies with Hydro- and Aerodynamics Center “Acad. A. Balevski” at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2 Institute of Mechanics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria2 , Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Physics, Department of Nuclear Engineering
  • 3 Inner Mongolian Metal Material Research Institute, Ningbo, P.R. China
  • 4 Techceramic Ltd, Mezdra, Bulgaria


Using innovative technology, high alumina corundum ceramic products for ballistic protection have been produced and their elastic, physical and mechanical characteristics have been tested. The products are of different shape and thickness and are applied in the construction of the front layer of macro-dispersed ceramic-polymer modular systems for individual protection and for armoring of aircraft, of water and land mobile and stationary military objects, and the like.



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