Impact Resistant Flexible Body Device

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Patent relating to an impact resistant device that can be worn as body armor to protect the wearer from high velocity projectiles.

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8 p. : ill.

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Biermann, Paul J.; Roberts, Jack C. & Reidy, Richard F. July 7, 2009.

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Patent relating to an impact resistant device that can be worn as body armor to protect the wearer from high velocity projectiles.

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8 p. : ill.

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Abstract: An impact resistant device is provided comprising a flexible support matrix and a plurality of energy absorbing elements operatively connected to the support matrix, each element comprising at least one ceramic material and at least one strain rate sensitive material. The impact resistant device can be worn as body armor to protect the wearer from high velocity projectiles.

Prior Publication Data: US 2009/0029150 A1, January 29, 2009.

Related U.S. Application Data: Continuation of application number 11/844,579, filed on August 24, 2007, now Patent Number 7,413,809, which is a division of application number 10/832,625, filed on April 27, 2004, now Patent Number 7,261,945.

Provisional Application Number: 60/466,081, filed on April 28, 2003.

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  • August 13, 2008

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  • July 7, 2009

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  • July 7, 2009

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Biermann, Paul J.; Roberts, Jack C. & Reidy, Richard F. Impact Resistant Flexible Body Device, patent, July 7, 2009; [Washington, D.C.]. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306030/: accessed August 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Engineering.