This issue of the Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE covers innovations in ultraviolet protection, antibacterial, hydrophobic, thermal barrier, and ultra-thin ceramic coatings. A transparent coating for blocking UV light, shark-skin coating for bacterial protection, self-healing thermal barrier coating, and a coating technique to create ceramic ultra-thin films are some of the innovations profiled.
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.
Keywords: Ultraviolet protection, antibacterial coatings, thermal barrier coatings, ultra-thin ceramic coatings, transparent coating, shark-skin coating, self-healing coating, hydrophobic nanocoatings
Recent Innovations in Coatings
- Transparent Coating for Blocking Ultraviolet Light
- Shark-skin Coating for Bacterial Protection
- Hydrophobic Nanocoatings for Protection from Splashes
- Self-healing Thermal Barrier Coating
- Coating Technique to Create Ceramic Ultra-thin Films