Walls are seismically reinforced with "earthquake wallpaper"

04/4/2012 | United Press International

"Seismic wallpaper," developed by German researchers, is designed to stabilize walls during an earthquake. The wallpaper is made from hard, high-strength glass fibers woven in four directions to create a strong elastic covering that is adhered to masonry walls. It was tested on a model house in an earthquake simulator and the walls did not collapse.

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