What Is the Best Material for a Parachute?

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The best material for a parachute is silk. The material is very light and very strong which make it the most suitable. It also has tremendously high strength on tearing and breaking with very low air permeability.
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Nylon fabric is the most widely used material in the making of parachutes because it is strong, and light enough to fit inside a very small area.
Parachutes are made of a material called Kevlar. It is a synthetic fibre that is strong and resistant to heat. It is also of very low density and therefore suitable in providing that air lift. Earlier models evolved from nylon, to silk and now Kevlar.
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