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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

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05/11/2019

Extreme high-speed laser deposition welding coats components at over 250cm2 per minute

The extreme high-speed laser deposition welding​ (EHLA) method, which is significantly faster than conventional laser deposition welding, was developed and patented by the Fraunhofer Institute for ...  Read More

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

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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