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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.

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9 Jan 17
Stimuli-responsive polymers and their applications

Responsive polymer-based materials are capable of altering their chemical and/or physical properties upon exposure to external stimuli.

7 Dec 16
Backbone-degradable polymers prepared by chemical vapour deposition

A team of international researchers demonstrate, for the first time, a backbone-degradable polymer directly synthesised via chemical vapour deposition (CVD).

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.

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.

27 Sep 16
Functional coatings: Versatile and efficient method to fabricate durable superhydrophobic surfaces

A versatile and highly efficient method was developed to fabricate durable, superhydrophobic surfaces on various substrates, including wood, lignocellulosic fibers, cotton textiles, glass, and metals.

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.

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