Patent Number: 8,877,357

Title: Impact resistant material

Abstract: A method of making a composite material. The method comprises: providing a plurality of particles, wherein each one of the particles comprises a ceramic core and a metallic outer layer surrounding the core; forming a tile from the plurality of particles by performing a bonding process on the plurality of particles; and bonding the tile to a ductile backing material. In some embodiments, the ceramic core comprises boron carbide. In some embodiments, the metallic outer layer comprises at least one of copper, tantalum, titanium, molybdenum, and aluminum.

Inventors: Biberger; Maximilian A. (Scottsdale, AZ)

Assignee: SDCmaterials, Inc.

International Classification: B32B 15/00 (20060101); B32B 15/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00