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City vein / electric wire

City vein
City vein

Problem: the power equipment in cities, especially in developing countries, is messy. As the context of the city, it is difficult to find hidden dangers when the wires are damaged, and it is also difficult to find the potential security risks.

Solution: draw lessons from the phenomenon of liquid flowing out from natural plants when they are injured. When the wires are damaged, the skin will change color to show the fault. The principle is that the wires are heated internally when they are short circuited, and the outer skin of the temperature sensing material will change color, prompting the maintenance personnel to repair in time.

University

Guangdong University of Technology

Guangdong University of Technology
Guangzhou, China

KangJie Zheng,
Guangdong University of Technology

Zhutong Cai,
Guangdong University of Technology

Yongjin Chen,
Guangdong University of Technology

Yuan Lu,
Guangdong University of Technology