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Smart textile uses sweat as switch to keep wearer cool or warm

Posted in materials, space

A material that alters it’s heat transfer ability depending on your temperature. Of course, it’s based on the amount of sweat you produce, which should be tied to your exertion level.

This would be good. Especially for space suit applications.

Material responds to moisture by becoming more porous and can dissipate infrared radiation more effectively too.

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