May 16

Hard to burn wallpaper

Chevron wallpaperThis wallpaper not only decorates your room but it also protects you from a fire. The wallpaper is fireproof. They are made from nanowires, a wire or rod that measures a billionth of a meter  The wallpaper is made from hydroxyapatite a mineral found in bones and teeth. It is also fire resistant. Regular wallpaper is usually has cellulose, and cellulose catches fire quickly. Ying-Jie Zhu lead this research team that made this wallpaper. The wall paper also, when it gets really hot, it sounds an alarm. “The smart-fire-alarm, fire-resistant wallpaper will be helpful for public safety,” Zhu hopes. He also saidit holds the prospect of “saving human lives and reducing the loss of property in a fire.”