Red bricks can be used as battery-like energy storage devices

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  1. mood

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    Red bricks can be used as battery-like energy storage devices
    Turning walls into supercapacitors
    August 12, 2020
    https://www.techspot.com/news/86346-researchers-develop-method-store-energy-red-bricks.html
    ScienceDaily: Storing energy in red bricks
     
  2. zapjb

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    I once lived in a red brick house as a child. Good for you red bricks, I'm proud of you. And thanks for the years of safe living & protection from the elements. Oh yeah & my parents for paying for the red brick house.
     
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    :thumb: Here here. The same. You go red bricks. My childhood neighborhood had alleys of red brick. Red brick stores, 2 story buildings, and about every wood cottage house had them as walkways.
     
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    WOW...Sounds really nice.
     
  5. stapp

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    We have thousands and thousands of red brick homes in the UK. My house is in a red brick street.
     
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    For some unknown reason I have always liked red brick construction. Red bricks and cobblestone. Maybe past lives o_O After reading OP I looked online and discovered Malbork Castle. Amazing stuff.
     
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    Oh the memories of home. Red bricks stand the test of time. And now even found a place
    into tech. Hee Hee
     
  10. Chuck57

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    They're good for a century with minimal maintenance, and then it's the cement that deteriorates. The bricks last almost forever. If we could make cement like the Romans, the houses could go thousands of years. Roman cement was stronger than what's made today, but what doesn't last longer than stuff made today?
     
  11. stapp

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    Add at least 400 years to that. This and many other similar ones were built in the 1500's

    https://changing-guard.com/hampton-court-palace.html

    Not too sure of their heat storage abilities though :)
     
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