What's Metal Rubber, and what's so great about it? The substance is a film-like polymer that can withstand extremely high temperatures and all sorts of physical abuse. It even conducts electricity, which makes it a candidate for flexible circuitry and even "smart" clothes.
Metal Rubber won't be ready for the marketplace for another year at least, and before then, NanoSonic needs to develop a better way to mass-product it. Currently, manufacturing it is a painstaking task; making a one-foot-square piece takes up to three days.
Read the article in Popular Science here...