Lubrizol, Butler Technologies, ACI Materials, Principled Design partner on jacket that provides warmth on demand.
David Savastano, Editor01.03.19
The winter months can get very chilly, and people heading outside are always trying to bundle up to shut out the cold and wind. Being able to generate heat within a jacket would be one way to help warm up.
With an eye on doing just that, Lubrizol asked Despina Papadopoulos of Principled Design in New York to create and develop the Multi-Tech Commuter (MTC) Jacket. Working with Butler Technologies and ACI Materials, Lubrizol and Papadopolous produced a fashionable denim jacket that uses flexible electronics to provide warmth on demand.
Mark Paczkowski, Ph.D. Technical Fellow, Corporate Technology and Externalization, The Lubrizol Corporation, noted that Lubrizol commissioned Principled Design to design and develop a garment showcasing various Lubrizol’s Engineered Polymers and Performance Coatings technologies to provide some of the missing links in wearable technology applications that can be combined to provide flex
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