This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers innovations in functional coatings and surfaces. The innovations profiled include metal oxide coating with enhanced wave absorption, TGIC-free polyester-based power coatings, a metal deposition technique for making smart fabrics, non-phenolic activator-free coating for resin coated proppants, liquid lubricant coated filters with tunable gate for filtration and separation, glass coating for enhancing break resistance, anti-microbial protection of food production machines, display coatings for foldable devices, and ice-repelling coating based on silicone polymer.
The Advanced Coating & Surface Technology 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 Functional Coatings and Surfaces
- Metal Oxide Coating with Enhanced Wave Absorption
- TGIC-free Polyester-based Coating with Coarse Texture Finish
- Novel Metal Deposition Technique for Producing Smart Fabrics
- LiDAR Detectable Coatings Using Functional Pigments
- Non-phenolic Activator-free Coating for Resin Coated Proppants
- Liquid Lubricant Coated Filters with Tunable Gate for Filtration and Separation
- Glass Coating for Enhancing Break Resistance
- Anti-microbial Protection of Food Production Machines
- 3D Spattering Finish for Aluminum Surfaces
- Display Coatings for Foldable Devices
- Ice-repelling Coating Based on Silicone Polymer
- Anti-soiling Coatings for Solar Power Glass
2. Key Contacts
- Industry Interactions