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Erik Schlangen: A “self-healing” asphalt


FILMED OCT 2012 • POSTED FEB 2013 • TEDxDelft

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. Brilliant as it is, question remains however regarding how environmental friendly the asphalt is.

Erik Schlangen: A “self-healing” asphalt
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