Strength of Materials

, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 479–486 | Cite as

High-Strength Spodumene Glass-Ceramic Materials

  • O. V. Savvova
  • O. V. Babich
  • G. K. Voronov
  • S. O. Ryabinin

The paper demonstrates the urgency of development of composite materials to be used in body armor plates and the potential of application of spodumene glass-ceramic materials as a layer that combines disintegrating and damping properties in the composite structure of a body armor element. The proposed glass-ceramic materials, when subjected to a two-stage low-temperature heat treatment, undergo a bulk fine crystallization with the presence of β-spodumene, thus achieving high mechanical characteristics.


glass-ceramic materials spodumene mechanical characteristics body armor plates 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. V. Savvova
    • 1
  • O. V. Babich
    • 1
  • G. K. Voronov
    • 1
  • S. O. Ryabinin
    • 1
  1. 1.National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”KharkivUkraine

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