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Friday, 15 December 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.

215 item(s) for Functional coatings
6 Dec 17
Self-healing polyurethane containing carboxyl groups

Self-healing polymer is a kind of intelligent material with the capability to repair damage automatically. In a paper, a type of polyurethane containing carboxyl groups is reported that demonstrates thermally assisted healing effects.

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1 Dec 17
Bioinspired route toward elastic concrete materials

Taking inspiration from a sea urchin spine with highly ordered nanoparticles in the biomineral mesocrystal, German researchers report a bioinspired route toward elastic concrete materials.

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21 Nov 17
Transparent coatings for everyday applications

Water- and dirt-repellent sportswear and outdoor clothing, or anti-fog windshields – thanks to a novel material, many everyday products can soon profit from such highly hydrophobic coatings.

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20 Nov 17
Anti-icing performance of superhydrophobic aluminum alloy surfaces

The framework of a research work provides an insight for the design and analysis of superhydrophobic surfaces for ice prevention on aluminum alloy in harsh environment. The fabrication method is both facile and environment-friendly.

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14 Nov 17
Synthetic microspheres for antireflective coatings

Since the early discovery of the antireflection properties of insect compound eyes, new examples of natural antireflective coatings have been rare. In a study, researchers report the fabrication and optical characterisation of a biologically inspired antireflective surface.

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10 Nov 17
Thermally assisted self-healing polyurethane containing carboxyl groups

Self-healing polymers are a kind of intelligent materials with the capability to repair damage automatically. In a paper, a type of polyurethane containing carboxyl groups that demonstrates thermally assisted healing effects is reported.

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3 Nov 17
Tunable superhydrophobic surfaces and their impact on ice mitigation

In a review, the fundamental wetting properties of solid surfaces and superhydrophobic surfaces in particular are described.

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23 Oct 17
Strong and efficient self-healing adhesives

Self-healing adhesives are materials with remarkable practical potential for long-term adhesion. However, reports are extremely limited because it is difficult to meet high strength and efficient self-healing properties. A new versatile method overcomes this bottleneck.

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17 Oct 17
Photocatalytic self-cleaning coatings for painted surface without interlayer

Researchers have demonstrated that double layer coatings composed of a TiO2 clear top coat and a latex film are crucial for the fabrication of robust fotocatalytic self-cleaning coatings without the need for an interlayer.

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