Unit plan: New opportunities for protective wear
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In this unit, students will consider the performance properties of new stab and flame-resistant fabric and design protective wear for new market opportunities.
To investigate the development of this new material, to understand the societal influences and impacts, develop knowledge of its properties and consider possible future uses and markets.
Fibre, material properties, flame resistance, stab resistance, fabric testing, technology transfer, commercialisation.
- 30 May 2010