This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE covers ceramic coatings, bio-functional coatings, icephobic coatings, chitosan coatings, and oxidation-resistant coatings. Innovations profiled include hydroxyapatite ceramic coatings produced by plasma electrolytic oxidation, bio-functional magnesium coating for improving bioactivity of PEEK implants, transparent icephobic coatings, and chitosan coatings crosslinked with genipin for magnesium alloy sheets. 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.
1. Innovations in Coatings
Hydroxyapatite Ceramic Coatings Produced by Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation
Improving Bioactivity of PEEK Implants with Bio-functional Magnesium Coating
Transparent Icephobic Coatings
Chitosan Coatings Crosslinked with Genipin for Magnesium Alloy Sheets
Nano Silicon Carbide Coating for Increasing Oxidation Resistance of Expanded Graphite
2. Industry Contacts