Recent studies says that the silk spun by spiders to make web is stronger than steel. It is about five times stronger and twice as strong as Kevlar of the same weight. At one time the US military were planning to make a bullet-proof made of spider's silk.
In addition, the production of spider's silk is completely environmentally friendly. It is industrially viable, it could replace Kevlar and be used to make a diverse range of item such as:
- biodegradable bottles
- bullet-proof clothing
- bandages, surgical thread
- ropes and nets
- artificial tendons for ligaments to support for weak blood vessels