08906498 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 565 patents.

A method of making a sandwich of impact resistant material, the method comprising: providing a powder; performing a spark plasma sintering process on powder to form a tile; and coupling a ductile backing layer to the tile. In some embodiments, the powder comprises micron-sized particles. In some embodiments, the powder comprises nano-particles. In some embodiments, the powder comprises silicon carbide particles. In some embodiments, the powder comprises boron carbide particles. In some embodiments, the ductile backing layer comprises an adhesive layer. In some embodiments, the ductile backing layer comprises: a layer of polyethylene fibers; and an adhesive layer coupling the layer of polyethylene fibers to the tile, wherein the adhesive layer comprises a thickness of 1 to 3 millimeters.

Title
Sandwich of impact resistant material
Application Number
12/968253
Publication Number
8906498 (B1)
Application Date
December 14, 2010
Publication Date
December 9, 2014
Inventor
Maximilian A Biberger
Scottsdale
AZ, US
Agent
Morrison & Foerster
Assignee
SDCmaterials
AZ, US
IPC
B32B 19/00
B32B 15/04
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