News tagged with plaster

Moisture-buffering plaster sucks up water vapour

Water vapour generated by cooking, taking a shower or drying damp clothes can condense on cold walls, encouraging the growth of mildew and microbes. The company Sto AG, in collaboration with Empa, has developed ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Engineering
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Seismic fabric coming to the market

In the case of earthquakes, only seconds may remain for a safe escape from buildings. Debris falling down and obstructing the escape routes may even aggravate the situation. A product developed at Karlsruhe ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Engineering
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New plaster enhances wound healing

(Phys.org) -- Swiss researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a plaster that accelerates wound healing and is easily removed from the wound at any time. Burn victims in particular may profit from this invention ...

dateMay 31, 2012 in Materials Science
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Antibacterial plaster could put a clean sheen on walls

Scientists in China are reporting development and testing of new self-sanitizing plaster with more powerful antibacterial effects than penicillin. The material could be used in wall coatings, paints, art works and other products. ...

dateFeb 11, 2009 in
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