Self-healing tent can repair itself with friction

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In a world of fast consumerism, self-healing products might seem like a fantasy. However, at Springwise we have recently seen several products using a self-healing material. There’s an example of self-healing fluid that prevents leaks from power cables. Similarly, another company has developed a self-healing glass which can be useful for smartphone screens. Now, a new self-healing tent from Imperial Motion could mean the end of rainy leaks spoiling a camping trip. The tent is made of a fibre called Nano Cure Technology (NCT). This nylon rip-stop material doesn’t tear when punctured. Instead, the NCT layers simply move apart when pierced…

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