German scientists have come up with earthquake-proof wallpaper





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21.04.2012 00:30
Articles about the construction | German scientists have come up with earthquake-proof wallpaper Scientists Institute of Technology Karlsruhe (KIT) in conjunction with experts from Bayer developed the earthquake wallpaper. Technology EQ-Top is a fabric made ​​of fiberglass, which is applied as a wallpaper on the inside of the wall space throughout the building. "After two years of research and testing of a patented product that can help keep the office buildings and apartments safe during earthquakes, will soon be available for purchase," - says the network blog Inhabitat.

EQ-Top Technology was tested on a special stand, emitting an earthquake. Rigid and flexible at the same time gave the wallpaper is not the supporting structures of the building will collapse and cause significant damage to everything that was inside the room. It is reported that the cost of earthquake-resistant wallpaper will be slightly different from the normal price.
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