New super waterproof surfaces cause water to bounce like a ball
(Phys.org) —In a basement lab on BYU's campus, mechanical engineering professor Julie Crockett analyzes water as it bounces like a ball and rolls down a ramp.
A new anti-frost and anti-fog coating for glass
In an advance toward glass that remains clear under the harshest of conditions, scientists are reporting development of a new water-repellant coating that resists both fogging and frosting. Their research ...
Researchers find way to protect historic limestone buildings
Buildings and statues constructed of limestone can be protected from pollution by applying a thin, single layer of a water-resistant coating.
Researchers awarded patent for hydrophobic, corrosion-resistant coating
Sergiu M. Gorun, PhD, associate professor of chemistry at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was awarded a patent today for a novel composition of matter. "Functional Coating Compositions of Perfluoroalkyl ...