Machining S-2 Fiberglass Ballistic Armor Composites

This paper describes tests aimed at finding a method for machining fiberglass ballistic armor panels used on military vehicles.

Students at Penn State University conducted tests to try to establish a method for machining fiberglass ballistic armor panels used on military vehicles. 

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