Spicules are rigid structural materials: sponges
The spicules of sponges are rigid structural materials due to their mineralized composition.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|High voltage insulators, thermal insulators, (self-assembling) structural materials for buildings.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: High voltage insulators, thermal insulators, (self-assembling) structural materials for buildings.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Utilities, materials science, electronics, building