The combination of new materials allows the integration of new functionality in common items of everyday use. Ceramic composites based on graphene related materials like aerographite  or carbon nanotubes allow to feature polymers like PDMS with conductivity, integration of novel joining technology , superhydrophobicity , or multiple sensory function . As demonstrator of various novel functionalities a silicone based cooking pan is chosen that allows the integration of a battery based self-heating functionality. Techniques like infiltration approaches of nanomaterials like CNTs for the preparation of interpenetration based materials will be presented as well as interlocking approaches that allow the adhesion of polymers, ceramics and metals  that cannot fail adhesively.
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