Flexible cylinders siphon water: clams
Siphons used by clams to inhale and exhale water are effective due to their flexibility and extensibility.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Flexible pipes that resist leakage/bursting, flexible pipes to manage stormwater overflow in sewer systems.|
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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Flexible pipes that resist leakage/bursting, flexible pipes to manage stormwater overflow in sewer systems.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Oil and gas, water supply, wastewater management