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
  1. Hartford Courant,
  2. 17 Jan 2012, Tue,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page A12

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  • The strength of pykrete

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