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Tuesday, 18 June 2019
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.

216 item(s) for Functional coatings
20 Feb 19
Wipe-on glass creates antimicrobial surfaces

The spin-off from the Leibniz-Institute for New Materials (INM) in Saarbrücken, Nano-Care launches the third generation of ultra-thin coatings: "wipe-on glass" provides hard surfaces with a self-disinfecting performance for a period of several months, to several years.

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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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13 Nov 17
Superhydrophobic coating with multiscale structures

To obtain a superhydrophobic surface with hierarchical micro/nanostructures, two kinds of SiO2 nanoparticles with different sizes were embedded into crosslinked silanised polyacrylate. The developed coatings showed three outstanding characteristics.

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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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