News tagged with surface coatings

New surface treatment stops scale buildup

Scale, as these deposits are known, causes inefficiencies, downtime, and maintenance issues. In the oil and gas industry, scale has sometimes led to the complete shutdown, at least temporarily, of operating wells. So addressing ...

dateJan 22, 2014 in Materials Science
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Giving cockroaches the slip (w/ Video)

( -- A breakthrough by scientists at Cambridge University may terminate the threat of termites, cockroaches and other pests such as ants and locusts - responsible for billions of pounds worth of damage to homes, ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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