Spider silk is pretty darn strong and all sorts of comparisons are made to steel. I'm more curious about the various moduli of spider silk and how it compares to other materials. What is the Young's modulus of spider silk? What is the bulk modulus of spider silk? What is the shear modulus of spider silk? In general how do those moduli describe the material properties of spider.
A simpler way to ask the question, what does it mean when it is said that spider silk is strong?