Tuesday, 17 September 2013

‘Terminator’ polymer can spontaneously self-heal in just two hours


The material is comprised of a poly elastomeric matrix and when cut in half with a razor blade at room temperature it healed itself with 97% efficiency in just two hours. To heal spontaneously in this context means that the material needs no outside intervention to cross-link and mend itself.

Read more: http://bit.ly/1gtc6XH via ExtremeTech