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Find the latest news and features on surface engineering technology including advanced coatings, nano coatings, surface treatment processes, ceramic spraying, finishing, waterproofing, as well as specific insight and case studies on surface interaction and how to design for it.

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27/02/2019

Low-cost, self-cleaning coating

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has collaborated on a project to advance the development of a low-cost, self-cleaning coating technology for industrial filter membranes.  Read More

01/05/2018

Water-repellent surfaces can efficiently boil water and keep electronics cool

According to researchers from Purdue University, surfaces that repel water can support efficient boiling if all air and vapour is removed from a system first.  Read More

16/04/2018

The ‘omniphobic’ material that repels everything

A materials science researcher at the University of Michigan has demonstrated a smooth, durable, clear coating that repels just about every known liquid, an advance that could grime-proof phone ...  Read More

FeaturesRSS
30/05/2019

Silverstone hosts latest innovations

The co-located FAST and Engineering Materials Live exhibitions gave visitors a range of valuable insights.  Read More

01/11/2018

Coatings boost medical device performance

By applying PVD coatings to surgical instruments, implants and other medical devices, OEMs can increase value and differentiate products with functional properties.  Read More

06/09/2018

The value of Leading Edge Protection has never been greater now wind power is the largest renewable energy source in Europe

Although it may seem innocuous, the impact of debris and weather (in particular rain) on a wind turbine blade can cause significant damage. Based on a 2mm diameter droplet and an 80m/s tip speed, the ...  Read More

Videos
16/04/2018

’Everything-repellent’

A materials science researcher at the University of Michigan has demonstrated a smooth, durable, clear coating that repels just about every known liquid, an advance that could grime-proof phone ...  Watch Video

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