This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE covers advanced coatings for boiler fittings, wind turbines, anti-fouling technologies for marine applications, and two pre-commercialized nanocoatings that can enhance the light absroption capability of a germanium molecule and the catalytic properties of a nickel catalyst which in the future could also be leveraged in the filtration industry.
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 Innovations in Coating Technologies:
- Heat Resistant Coating for Boiler Fittings
- Zinc-based Coating to Enable Anti-Corrosiveness in Wind Turbines
- Environmentally Friendly, Anti-fouling Coating with Abrasion Resistance
- Nanocoating to Enhance the Light Absorption Characteristics of Germanium
- Boosting the Surface Area of Nickel Nanoparticles for Catalysis
- Key Contacts