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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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9 Sep 14
Researchers discuss self-cleaning and multifunctional materials

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

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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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