This issue of Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE profiles coating developments that can be used to prevent graffiti on metal surfaces, corrosion of support structures in wind farms, and harvest solar energy. The issue also highlights a biodegradable coating for implants and an automotive coating to improve aesthetic appearance.
The Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications and strategic insights on various coatings across industries. This encompasses protective and functional coatings such as antimicrobial coatings, food coatings, energy-saving coatings, smart glazing, hydrophilic, hydrophobic and super hydrophobic coatings, corrosion protection coatings, barrier coatings and paints.
The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research & innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thin films, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
Recent Developments in Coatings
- Graffiti-resistant Coating for Buildings
- Clear Liquid Coating for Harvesting Energy from Sunlight
- Coatings with Crystal-effect Sparkles
- Environmentally-friendly Anti-corrosion Coating for Wind Farms
- Biodegradable Coating for Magnesium Implants
- Industry Interactions