*  Vicryl
The suture holds its tensile strength for approximately two to three weeks in tissue, and is completely absorbed by hydrolysis ... the sutures retain that proportion of tensile strength at those dates).[citation needed] "Coated VICRYL® (polyglactin 910) ...
*  Notch tensile strength
The notch tensile strength (NTS) of a material is the value given by performing a standard tensile strength test on a notched ... The ratio between the NTS and the tensile strength is called the notch strength ratio (NSR). Charpy impact test Fracture ...
*  Spider silk
Spider dragline silk has a tensile strength of roughly 1.3 GPa. The tensile strength listed for steel might be slightly higher- ... A dragline silk's tensile strength is comparable to that of high-grade alloy steel (450−2000 MPa), and about half as strong as ... They exhibit a unique combination of high tensile strength and extensibility (ductility). This enables a silk fibre to absorb a ... Ganio Mego, Paolo (c. 2002). "Material Tensile Strength Comparison". Archived from the original on 26 October 2009. Retrieved 3 ...
*  Kraft paper
It has high tensile strength. The grammage is normally 40-135 g/m2. Sack kraft paper, or just sack paper, is a porous kraft ... The long fibers provide the paper its strength and wet strength chemicals are added to even further improve the strength. Both ... This paper needs a high tensile strength in the machine direction, which is the axial direction of the cartridges. In the cross ... Low lignin is important to the resulting strength of the paper, as the hydrophobic nature of lignin interferes with the ...
*  Edward Rubenstein
Rubenstein, Edward (1967). "Studies on Clot Tensile Strength". Thromb Diath Haemorrh. 17:552. Rubenstein, E; Hughes, EB; ...
*  Slope stability analysis
... no tensile strength is permitted etc.) Wedge failure -> three-dimensional analysis enables modelling of the wedge sliding on ... The most commonly used variation is Terzaghi's theory of shear strength which states that τ = σ ′ tan ⁡ ϕ ′ + c ′ {\ ... Simulation of joint bounded blocks may be realized through specified bond strengths. Law of motion is repeatedly applied to ... All limit equilibrium methods assume that the shear strengths of the materials along the potential failure surface are governed ...
*  Molybdenum
The tensile strength of molybdenum wires increases about 3 times, from about 10 to 30 GPa, when their diameter decreases from ~ ... "Inherent tensile strength of molybdenum nanocrystals". Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. 10 (4): 045004. Bibcode: ... Most high-strength steel alloys (for example, 41xx steels) contain 0.25% to 8% molybdenum. Even in these small portions, more ... It has about twice the strength of pure Mo, and is more ductile and more weldable, yet in tests it resisted corrosion of a ...
*  Vulcanization
Advantages of Vulcanized rubber: •It has good tensile strength and extensibility. •Excellent resilience i.e.it returns to the ...
*  Zinc flake coating
High-strength steel parts (such as bolts of strength category > 10.9 and nuts of > 9) and components with tensile strength of ... high-strength nuts (strength category 10 and above) and structural parts with tensile strength of > 1000 N/mm2 or > 320 HV ... and in the case of galvanic zinc coatings on high-strength steel (e.g. category 10.9 and 12.9 high-strength bolts) there is a ... Zinc flake coatings are particularly well suited to high-strength bolts (strength category 10.9 and above), ...
*  Pounds per square inch
A metal's yield strength and ultimate tensile strength values are expressed in tons per square inch, pounds per square inch or ... For example, a tensile strength of a steel that can withstand 40,000 pounds of force per square inch may be expressed as 40,000 ... They are mostly used in materials science, where the tensile strength of a material is measured as a large number of psi. The ... "Tensile Strength of Steel and Other Metals". All Metals & Forge Group. Retrieved 2016-07-26. ...
*  M5 fiber
M5 has a tensile strength of 4 GPa,. Other aramids- (such as Kevlar and Twaron) or UHMWPE-fibres (such as Dyneema and Spectra) ... This aligns the molecular structure of the fiber in a better configuration for tensile and compressive strength. ... M5 fiber (polyhydroquinone-diimidazopyridine or PIPD) is a high-strength synthetic fiber first developed by the Dutch chemical ... thus increasing the strength of the polymer, the fiber is heated and exposed to controlled stress. ...
*  Hair hang
Many people underestimate the tensile strength of hair. A single strand can potentially carry a weight of up to 100 grams; ...
*  Specific strength
The first nanotube ropes (20 mm long) whose tensile strength was published (in 2000) had a strength of 3.6 GPa, still well ... "Tensile strength of single-walled carbon nanotubes directly measured from their macroscopic ropes"[permanent dead link] by F. ... Note: Multiwalled carbon nanotubes have the highest tensile strength of any material yet measured, with labs producing them at ... Brown, Adam R. (2012). "Tensile Strength and the Mining of Black Holes". Physical Review Letters. 111 (21). arXiv:1207.3342v1 ...
*  Collagen
... has great tensile strength, and is the main component of fascia, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, bone and skin. Along ... Type I collagen gives bone its tensile strength. Collagen-related diseases most commonly arise from genetic defects or ... As the skeleton forms the structure of the body, it is vital that it maintains its strength, even after breaks and injuries. ... with elastin and soft keratin, it is responsible for skin strength and elasticity, and its degradation leads to wrinkles that ...
*  Strapping
Steel is the oldest and highest tensile strength strapping. It is available in a variety of widths and thicknesses as well as ... strength). Hot knife welds have a minimum break strength of 55%. Friction welds have a minimum break strength of 65%. Well set ... The strength of a joint is defined as the force required to break the strap in uniaxial tension. This is then compared to the ... The joint is the weakest part of the system, therefore the type of joining method used is very important if strength is an ...
*  Papercrete
... has also been tested for its tensile strength. Fuller notes that a papercrete block is the equivalent of hundred of ... However, its strength in model structures has been proven, and homes and small commercial buildings are being constructed. ... Papercrete has very good shear strength as a block. Lateral load involves sideways force - the wind load on the entire area of ... Dried papercrete has very low strength, but fails by slow compression (due to the large air content and hence compressibility) ...
*  Baling twine
With approximately an ultimate tensile strength of 270 MPa, it has more than 100% more tensile strength than that of sisal ... Tensile strengths of single-ply baling twine range from 95 psi (0.66 MPa) to 325 psi (2.24 MPa). Sisal fibers are made of 65% ... At the point of each type of twine's ultimate tensile strength, it is apparent that polypropylene is a stronger material. ... The tensile testing of the polypropylene and sisal twines was done with the aid of an Instron tensile testing machine using ...
*  Sheet metal
T is the ultimate tensile strength of the metal. L and t are the length and thickness of the sheet metal, respectively. The ... It loses some of its strength when welded. It is used in modern aircraft structures. Use of gauge numbers to designate sheet ... It is ductile enough for deep drawing and weldable, but has low strength. It is commonly used in chemical processing equipment ... Grade 316 possesses more corrosion resistance and strength at elevated temperatures than 304. It is commonly used for pumps, ...
*  Soft-point bullet
Some jacket alloys have greater tensile strength than others; and, for any given alloy and annealing process, a thicker jacket ... Expansion of a soft-point bullet depends upon the hardness of the lead-alloy core, the strength of the surrounding metal jacket ...
*  Chemically strengthened glass
More bending is required to reach the tensile strength. The other surface simply experiences more and more compressive stress. ... The strengthening mechanism depends on the fact that the compressive strength of glass is significantly higher than its tensile ... Chemically strengthened glass is a type of glass that has increased strength as a result of a post-production chemical process ... But since the compressive strength is so much larger, no compressive failure is experienced. There also exists a more advanced ...
*  Forests of KwaZulu-Natal
... producing paper with good tensile strength and folding endurance. Another species for closer study is Celtis africana, which is ...
*  Knee
Fibrous cartilage has tensile strength and can resist pressure. Hyaline cartilage covers the surface along which the joints ...
*  Mochi
The rice is chosen for tensile strength and compressibility. One study found that in Kantomochi rice 172 and BC3, amylopectin ...
*  Velocidad (comics)
His tendons have the tensile strength of spring steel. His bones contain unknown materials significantly more durable than ... Superhuman Strength: Gabriel possesses superhuman strength in his lower body as part of his body's adaptations for running. ...
*  Rail profile
Tensile strength increases with carbon content, while ductility decreases. AREA and ASTM specified 0.55 to 0.77 percent carbon ... Manganese increases strength and resistance to abrasion. AREA and ASTM specified 0.6 to 0.9 percent manganese in 70 to 90 pound ... The weight of a rail per length is an important factor in determining rails strength and hence axleloads and speeds. Weights ... into the web of the stock rail for greater strength. The higher baseplate also supports the switch rail better. This makes a ...
*  ASTM A354
They are not to be used in applications where they are tensioned to more than 50% of their tensile strength. In those ... Note that nuts of a greater strength can also be used. ASTM A354 - 07a, retrieved 2009-06-20 . "ASTM A354". Portland Bolt. ... applications structural heavy hex bolts are to be used, as defined by ASTM A490, even though they have the same strength. The ...
*  Catgut suture
Full tensile strength is extended to 18-21 days. It is brown rather than straw-colored, and has improved smoothness due to the ... Catgut suture has high knot-pull tensile strength and good knot security due to special excellent handling features. It is used ... Absorption is complete by 90 days, and full tensile strength remains for at least 7 days. This eventual disintegration makes it ...