Table 6: Stress and strain of different types of silk.*

Silk typeStress (Gpa)Stress (Gpa)

Bombyx mori cocoon silk1.10.24
Nephila claripe MAS1.750.15
Nephila maculate dragline1.10.46
Arameus serratus framesilk0.810.24
Araneus diadematus radial silk1.20.40
A. serratus viscid silk1.02.00
A. diadematus viscid silk1.44.76

*Adapted from Ivanova (2005) [13].