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Monday, 27 April 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.

154 item(s) for Functional coatings
27 Mar 15
Surface-modified nanoparticles endow coatings with combined properties

Nanoparticles are specifically adapted to the particular application by Small Molecule Surface Modification (SMSM).

19 Mar 15
Functional coatings: researchers develop self-cleaning paint using titanium dioxide nanoparticles

A team led by researchers from University College London (UCL) has developed a new paint that makes robust self-cleaning surfaces.

10 Mar 15
Graphene, the wonder material, goes textile

A surface coating sets new standards for personal protective equipment (PPE).

6 Mar 15
Evaluating self-healing efficiency in cementitious materials

During the last decade, self-healing of concrete has attracted so much attention in the research community as a promising tool toward more durable and sustainable infrastructures.

5 Mar 15
Coating under atmospheric and vacuum conditions – an innovative combination

Fraunhofer FEP expands its pilot plant park by a coating plant, which uses electron beams under vacuum conditions for the crosslinking of varnishes and surface treatment.

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.

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