Ordinary tank tops can be made bulletproof style. Discovery.com reports that scientists from South Carolina, Switzerland and China have discovered a way in making armors of ordinary t-shirts.
By combining the carbon in the cotton with boron, the scientists have created a tough, lightweight fabric of boron carbide, the same material used to protect tanks.
What they did was cut a white shirt into strips and dipped into a black solution of boron for an hour. After removing from the solution, the strips were then baked for another hour in an oven at more than 1,000 degrees Celsius.
Aside from blocking a bullet, the shirt can block the sun’s hazardous ultra violet rays and also radioactive neutron materials. The shirt was made to become a comfortable armor wear for soldiers and policemen.