Can Refactored Materials bring industrial spider silk to commercial reality?

December 07, 2010 | Analyst Insight

Engineers have admired spider silk for centuries, noting its high tensile strength (1500 MPa, about five times that of steel), light weight (1.3 g/cm3, compared to 7.8 g/cm3 for steel), ductility...

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