Cruising the web site, they say they have delivered 10,000 meters of yarn to one customer, so it looks like this is finally the real deal. Commercial quantities of nanotube cloth, on demand. Expensive sure, but you can get some if you need it.
In April, Lashmore had a mechanical multicaliber gun shoot bullets at different versions of his sheet, each less than a fifth of an inch thick, at a speed of 1,400 feet per second. Four sheets were breached, but three showed no damage. Lashmore and his 35 employees were ecstatic.
"We didn't expect it to work at all," he admits.
The US Air Force want to use it for wiring in their aircraft because its as conductive as copper (or possibly more so) and weighs a fraction of what an insulated copper wire does. Its also tremendously stronger than copper, making it pretty awesome for damage reduction in combat aircraft. You can cast it in directly as part of composite sheets too, making it possible to eliminate wiring altogether for some applications.
I've been stoked about this stuff since Buckyballs were discovered 'way back in the late 1980's. Diamonds by the square yard, how cool is that?!