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Experimental nano fabric may 'seal' PPE against heat

Researchers hope the artificial muscle can be woven into firefighting gear and will seal its own pores when faced with a flash of heat

Asian News International (ANI)

WASHINGTON — An international team of researchers has created tiny artificial muscles that are 200 times stronger than human muscle fibers of comparable size.

In the future, improved versions of the muscles could go into the next generation of movers and doers, Discovery News reported.

Full story: Experimental nano fabric may 'seal' PPE against heat

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Steven Oliver Steven Oliver Monday, November 19, 2012 7:38:21 AM All of this new Tech is Great, but when a majority of the Fire Departments are Volunteer, and have to beg for Richer Department Hand me downs, what good is it going to do us. Yes, money needs to be spent on research, but what about spending the money to make these Life saving equipment more affordable for the department to be able to afford.

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