Self-Healing Polymer Fixes Scratches

Self-healing polymers that fix scratches using light rather than heat have been developed by a team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University and in Switzerland.  Researchers say fixing scratches on cars and furniture may be cheap and easy to do yourself in the not-too-distant future. This polymer-based material that can heal itself when placed under ultraviolet light for less than a minute.

Provided by Case Western Reserve University

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