This issue of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE profiles research studies related to the development of water repellant and anti-fouling coatings. The issue also profiles innovations focused on water borne coatings that are commercialized for use in extreme temperature and operating conditions and also a composite coating intended for metal substrates.
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: Anti-fouling, durability, water-borne coatings, sustainable coatings