Shape Memory Fabric
Shape memory fabric is smart material which demonstrate a capability to fix in the temporarily programmed shape and to recover the original shape upon exposure to external stimuli. Such unique and amazing properties of shape memory fabric are applied to develop smart textiles by incorporating shape memory textile into the fabric. Various types of stimuli-responsive fabric such as thermal, light, pH, and moisture have been used in textiles for enhancing or attaining some smart properties. The shape memory textile provides many fascinating and improved properties such as good aesthetic appeal, comfort, fantasy designs.