Blogger Themes

Monday, 18 February 2013

Erik Schlangen: A "self-healing" asphalt

Engineerblogger
Feb 18, 2013


Paved roads are nice to look at, but they’re easily damaged and costly to repair. Erik Schlangen demos a new type of porous asphalt made of simple materials with an astonishing feature: When cracked, it can be “healed” by induction heating.




Source: TED
 
Additional Information:

1 comments:

Natacha Watson said...

What a great idea and material. Do you think you could apply it with these http://www.directindustry.com/industrial-manufacturer/asphalt-paver-79959.html ?

Post a Comment