Modern and smart materials

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  • Created on: 22-05-16 15:12
What are modern materials designed to be?
Designed to meet specific criteria and enhance the performance of a product.
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What are the general properties of modern materials?
Lightweight, flexible. Modern finishes won't wash out.
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What can some modern materials also be?
Smart
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What are some examples of modern materials?
Fabrics that can generate solar power in sunlight. Products including GPS systems. Fabrics that resist impact of weather e.g. Gore-Tex. Resistant to harm e.g. Kevlar, carbon fibre. Phosphorescent, reflective with glass beads, microencapsulation.
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What are smart materials able to do?
Respond to changes in the environment without human impact and react and respond.
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What are some examples of smart materials?
Phosphorescent, micro-encapsulated, thermochromatic,memory textiles, micropake.
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