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Tuesday, 03 March 2015
Functional coatings

Don´t miss any trends and news about functional coatings including anti-icing, anti-fouling, anti-fingerprinting, self-healing and easy-to-clean.

149 item(s) for Functional coatings
16 Feb 15
Using chitosan as potent candidate for green adhesive market

Chitosan has gained significant attention during last decades as a potent natural adhesive. Its lower concentrations (<10% w/v) offer competitive strength as synthetic adhesives which would reduce economic constrains of adhesive production.

13 Feb 15
Functional coatings: Exploiting microscale roughness on superhydrophobic copper surfaces

The ability to sustain dropwise condensation for efficient heat transport by vapor-to-liquid phase change is of great interest for thermal management, power generation, and water-harvesting applications.

5 Feb 15
Investigating the use of nanoclay for superhydrophobic coatings

Organically modified layered silicate nanoclay particles were dispersed into a sol-gel silica matrix to obtain a formulation for generating a superhydrophobic coating.

26 Jan 15
All in One - Six functions in one textile coating

Scientists have developed a novel water-based refinement textile coating system that enables the combination of up to six functions in a single process step.

19 Jan 15
Achieving a superhydrophobic wood surface by a two-step method

Researchers investigated a two-step method containing low-temperature hydrothermal synthesis with TiO2 precursor solution and subsequent modification with fluoroalkyl silane on wooden substrates.

19 Nov 14
Functional coatings: Fabricating superhydrophobic coating with good corrosion resistance

Corrosion resistant and superhydrophobic cerium (Ce) coating is fabricated by a one-step electrodeposition process.

17 Nov 14
Review highlights functional coatings for corrosion protection

Coatings tailored to corrosion protection of metallic substrates are of the utmost relevance to ensure reliability and long-term performance of coated parts as well as the product value of the coated materials.

9 Sep 14
Researchers discuss self-cleaning and multifunctional materials

A review article exemplifies the importance of self-cleaning materials and coatings.

2 Sep 14
Functional coatings: Maintaining self-healing superhydrophobic surfaces

Maintaining hierarchical roughness and a low surface energy property are keys to long lasting superhydrophobic surfaces.

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