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11 Exciting New Materials Designers Should Watch

01 December 2016

Corrugated cardboard in a spiral

Several new materials are composites made from materials such as denim, t-shirts, and drink bottles.

Paptic is a new material that blurs the line between plastic and paper. It is easy to print on, easy to recycle, and perfect for packaging.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters:

Component Indicator Level
Technological products Use this and other examples to  describe the properties of materials used in particular
products that can be measured objectively
Technological products Use this and other examples to discuss examples of the formulation of new materials and explain the underpinning concepts and processes involved in their development 8

Keywords: materials, technological products

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