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Sunday, 22 January 2017
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.

177 item(s) for Functional coatings
9 Jan 17
Stimuli-responsive polymers and their applications

Responsive polymer-based materials are capable of altering their chemical and/or physical properties upon exposure to external stimuli.

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7 Dec 16
Backbone-degradable polymers prepared by chemical vapour deposition

A team of international researchers demonstrate, for the first time, a backbone-degradable polymer directly synthesised via chemical vapour deposition (CVD).

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1 Dec 16
Graphene-based inks for flexible and wearable electronics

A method for producing conductive cotton fabrics using graphene-based inks opens up new possibilities for flexible and wearable electronics, without the use of expensive and toxic processing steps.

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16 Nov 16
Characterising superhydrophobic epoxy coatings embedded by new nanomaterials

Superhydrophobic surfaces attracted great attention to protect different substrates from water, dust and corrosive environment. 

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11 Nov 16
Creating superhydrophobic surfaces with salt

A team of researchers has found a cost-effective and environmentally friendly method of applying a superhydrophobic layer to objects by using commercially available salt particles, polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), and water.

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30 Sep 16
Funtional coatings: Breakthrough in dewetting surfaces

How would you like a kitchen surface that cleans itself? Technological advances such as this could be one step closer after a breakthrough by two British universities.

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27 Sep 16
Functional coatings: Versatile and efficient method to fabricate durable superhydrophobic surfaces

A versatile and highly efficient method was developed to fabricate durable, superhydrophobic surfaces on various substrates, including wood, lignocellulosic fibers, cotton textiles, glass, and metals.

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7 Sep 16
Marrying mussel inspired chemistry with photoiniferters

In a study, Chinese researchers from Soochow University present a novel strategy to prepare functional interfaces.

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2 Sep 16
Smart protection of epoxy clear coatings doped with polystyrene microcapsules

Brazilian researchers have studied the self-healing effect of epoxy clear coatings doped with polystyrene microcapsules containing silanol and Ce (III) ions as corrosion inhibitors.

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