Biomimetics

Nicola Lees
Mind Map by Nicola Lees, updated more than 1 year ago
Nicola Lees
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GCSE Textiles (New & Modern Materials) Mind Map on Biomimetics, created by Nicola Lees on 03/04/2015.
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Biomimetics
1 Inspiration from Nature
1.1 Creating solutions that mimic
2 Velcro, earliest example
2.1 Inspired by the effect of Burdock burrs attaching themselves to the fur of dogs
3 Inotek Fabric
3.1 Inspired by the Pine Cone
3.1.1 Pine cones close to prevent water/moisture getting in
3.1.1.1 Fibres close causing the yarn to tighten
3.1.1.1.1 Keeps moisture out!
4 Nanofibres
4.1 The Lotus effect
4.1.1 Dirt held apart from the main fabric so stains can not penetrate as deeply. Making the fabric easier to clean
5 New Fibres
5.1 FASTSKIN
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