May 2, 2021

Watch the self healing fabric that could save your favourite clothes

Posted by in categories: chemistry, materials

Circa 2016

Clothing of the future could have the ability to repair itself after a tear – all you need to do is add water.

Researchers have developed a coating for textiles that can heal itself, and neutralize harmful chemicals.

They say this could one day be used to make chemically protective suits, helping to keep everyone from soldiers to farmers safe from toxic materials.

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