This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE covers innovations on hydrophobic coatings for aircraft cockpit windows, liquid silk coatings for protection of apparel from moisture during wear, porous polymer coatings for keeping buildings cool, bio-based coating hardeners for use in polyurethane coatings, and ultra-repellant coatings with self-healing attributes.
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: Hydrophobic coatings, liquid silk, textile fabrics, building cooling coatings, polyurethane coatings, bio-based hardeners, liquid repellant coatings
1. Recent Innovations in Coatings
- Hydrophobic Coating for Aerospace Windows
- Liquid Silk Coating for Apparels
- Porous Polymer Coatings for Cooling Buildings
- Bio-based Coating Hardener
- Flourinated Ultra-repellant Coating with Self-healing Attributes
2. Key Contacts
- Industry Interactions