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Saturday, 26 September 2020
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.

217 item(s) for Functional coatings
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.

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.

15 Sep 17
Switching from superhydrophobicity to underwater superoleophobicity

Smart surfaces with switchable water/oil wettability has great research and application value. In a paper, scientists present transparent smart surfaces with pH-responsive water wettability in air and oil wettability in water via grafting pH-responsive block copolymers on an inverse opal film.

13 Sep 17
Plant leaves delay ice formation

A research work reveals that kale leaves have special surface microstructures delaying the ice formation initiation making them good candidates for designing ice-repellent coatings.

7 Sep 17
Overcoming a variety of substrates

Scientists have investiged the adhesion mechanisms of ticks. On the basis of their experiments conclusions can be drawn about the equipment of future technical surfaces with anti-adhesion effect.

28 Aug 17
Bacteria based self healing concrete

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

25 Aug 17
Fingerprint resistant coatings for stainless steel substrates

Fingerprints on stainless steel surfaces of household appliances such as refrigerators or ovens can be very unsightly. In a study, Turkish researchers have developed coatings with anti-finger print features for stainless steel substrates.

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.

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