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Tuesday, 22 August 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.

199 item(s) for Functional coatings
15 Aug 17
Detering ice adhesion with amphiphilic coatings

Reseachers at the Coatings and Polymeric Materials Department, North Dakota State University, have investigated a series of amphiphilic siloxane polyurethane coatings for their icephobic properties.

11 Aug 17
Self-healing and photoluminescent nature resource-derived hydrogels

Researchers have demonstrated that carboxymethyl cellulose-based hydrogels can be engineered to exhibit the integrate capabilities of self-healing, photoluminescence and stretchability by a facile, green and economic approach.

31 Jul 17
Bio-based coatings with self-healing effect

Inspired by the growing demand for more sustainable polymer systems, researchers have investigated thermo-reversible polymer networks composed of more than 80 percent of diethyl itaconate of biobased-origin. The synthesised coatings showed a particular ability.

28 Jul 17
Bioinspired silica-based superhydrophobic materials

A review is aimed at setting up a system for silica-based superhydrophobic materials, summarising previous works of this domain, and more importantly, providing reference for subsequent studies.

27 Jul 17
Dual functionality anti-reflection and biocidal coatings

A thin film combination of anti-reflection and biocidal properties would be of particular interest to reduce the transfer of infection and improve readability of touch screens. In a study, the development of a dual functionality film of silica and copper oxide was described.

25 Jul 17
Super-robust superhydrophobic concrete

Superhydrophobic materials are promising candidates to alleviate freeze-thaw damages and steel corrosion in reinforced concrete. Researchers have developed a superhydrophobic concrete that overcomes previous mechanical strength problems.

24 Jul 17
Future research and development of superoleophobic surfaces

Superoleophobic surfaces, that are highly repellent to low-surface-tension oils and organic liquids, are poorly understood. To this end, researchers discuss challenges and perspectives regarding future research and development of superoleophobic surfaces.

21 Jul 17
Rehabilitating concrete with self-healing techniques

A paper reviews the types of bacteria used in concrete and the ways it can be applied as healing agents. It also gives a brief description of various properties of concrete which vary with the addition of bacteria.

4 Jul 17
Eco-friendly preparation of a robust superhydrophobic coating

In a paper, researchers present a facile and environmental way to prepare superhydrophobic coatings by combining adhesives with lauric acid modified copper hydroxide powder.

29 Jun 17
New antireflective coating makes screen reading in sunlight easier

Screens on even the newest phones and tablets can be hard to read outside in bright sunlight. Inspired by the nanostructures found on moth eyes, researchers have developed a new antireflective coating that could keep people from having to run to the shade to look at their mobile devices.

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