25 Feb '13, 1pm

Self-cleaning clothing: wear without wear

Self-cleaning clothing: wear without wear

NATICK, Mass. (Feb. 25, 2013) -- Imagine a world without dirty clothes. Quoc Truong, physical scientist at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, wants to make that a reality. "As a single father of four, I fully understand the rationale for self-cleaning clothing, especially when I look back to the time when my children were younger," Truong said. "So, when former Army General John Caldwell challenged me to come up with clothing that our Soldiers won't have to wash, I thought that was a great and stimulating challenge." Soldiers cannot avoid getting their uniforms dirty while carrying out their missions, especially on the battlefield. Laundering clothes is time-consuming, adds to the logistics burden on the force, and is not always available to forward-deployed Soldiers, who may come into contact with mud, dirt, water, and an assortment of contaminan...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/95276/Self_cleaning_clothing_...

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