Saturday, June 10, 2017


"BANG! I hit a hard pillow! Then there's white powder everywhere!", Sam graphically described a recent car accident.
The hard pillow is the inflated airbag, a safety device incorporated into cars which is designed to reduce the risk of serious injury during a collision, as it did in this case.

Where does the air in the airbag come from? And what is all that white powder?

Read all about the chemistry of airbags in the June 2017 edition of AUS-e-NEWS.

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