Malaysia is implementing production projects lightest bulletproof armor world from coir according to the invention of the scientists from the Technical University of Malaysia (UTeM).
Bulletproof armor because Malaysia produce cheaper than the current armor. Photo: The Star
Coir 30% of the armor material of this type, making it the lightest bulletproof vests world, only about 3.5 kg.
Expected costs armor 20,000 Malaysian Ringgit (about 136.47 million), is considered much cheaper than current bulletproof vests.
Materials duocUTeM armor was invented coir from 2 years ago. The company Tembusu Resources Bhddangtrien start production in hopes to commercialize this product in the next 6 months. Manufacturing establishments are initial investment of 16 million ringgit (about 109.18 billion) and employs about 150 workers.
Tembusu Resources Bhd's Director Mohd Noor Md Ridhuan said the immediate goal is to meet the needs of domestic armor and planned export khaura Asian markets.
Truc Lam (According to AsiaOne, The Star)