The strength of pykrete

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The strength of pykrete - The wood fibers in Pykrete combine with the...
The wood fibers in Pykrete combine with the water to make it melt slower than regular ice, and to make it stronger. A lot stronger - testing in WWII showed that Pykrete was bulletproof, and a large ship made from it was even impervious to torpedoes.

Clipped from Hartford Courant17 Jan 2012, TueMain EditionPage A12

Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut)17 Jan 2012, TueMain EditionPage A12
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