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Tuesday, 06 December 2016
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.

175 item(s) for Functional coatings
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.

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. 

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.

25 Oct 16
One-step process for the construction of a superhydrophobic surface

A simple, one-step method has been developed to construct a corrosion-resistant bionic superhydrophobic surface by solve-thermal process in an ethanol and water solution containing stearic acid.

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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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.

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.

30 Nov 15
Instant omniphobic surfaces with unprecedented repellency

American researchers report a simple and straightforward method to prepare omniphobic surfaces that they believe to be as good or better than reported methods.

2 Nov 15
Superhydrophilicity and durability of fluoropolymer titanium dioxide coatings

Self-cleaning fluoropolymer-TiO2 coatings have been in focus as a promising group of materials for a number of years due to their favourable combination of photo-activated hydrophilicity and chemical resistivity of the Teflon-based material.

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