What is it about?
In the article, carbon nanotubes are combined with epoxy to create a materials which can conduct electricity and provide live feedback on how much deformation it is subjected to. Such materials are smart, and change their feedback according to the conditions they are facing.
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Why is it important?
The work focuses on using entirely industrial grade materials with industrial processing techniques for making smart materials on a large scale with cost effectiveness.
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This page is a summary of: Self-diagnostic carbon nanocomposites manufactured from industrial epoxy masterbatches, Composite Structures, March 2021, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.113244.
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