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Via specific case stories of crucial complicated fabric creations of the latter twentieth and early twenty first century, the writer explores the position of the sector of complicated fabrics within the technological and monetary task this present day, with implications to the innovation strategy typically. -A accomplished examine that encompasses the 3 significant different types of complex fabric applied sciences, i.e., Structural Read more...


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Robotics Business Review. (2014), Healthcare Robotics: 2014 – Leading Robotics Companies, Their Technology, Markets and Future, Framingham, Massachusetts: EH Publishing, Inc. 18. BCC Report. html. Accessed November 25, 2015. 19. Scientific American. com/slideshow/9-materials-that-will-changemanufacturing/. Accessed November 27, 2015. 20. , et al. (2012), “Advanced Materials for Transportation – Euromat 2011” Steel Research International, 83(10): 937. See also Neu, R. (2013), “Performance and Characterization of TWIP Steels for Automotive Applications” Materials Performance and Characterization, 2(1): 244–284.

High-performance polymers have many other uses as well, such as in creating cost-effective “smart” packaging that responds optimally to the mechanical and chemical environment to maintain the integrity of its contents over long periods of time and types of transport conditions. Smaller and more powerful cutting lasers rely on progress in light-emitting substances. Stronger and more durable equipment also depends on new materials. Scientists and engineers from the national laboratories and the Colorado School of Mines are developing a new generation of extremely tough, cheap, and durable metal alloy coatings for industrial bits, bores, and cutters.

These materials can “sense” and respond to changes in the environment in such a way to mitigate damage to structures. In case of earthquakes or high winds, for example, the material that goes into the critical internal structures of a building becomes less rigid and more pliable and capable of “bending” with the shocks. In another instance, smart coatings alter their internal molecular structures to become more resistant to changes in the chemical composition of the air and to fluctuations in outside temperatures thus minimizing the effects of corrosion and thermal degradation to structures.

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