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Self-Healing Icephobic Coatings

The Promise of a New Pairing

BY STEPHANIE SHIRA, MYERS MIXERS

Self-healing coatings and icephobic coatings are among some of the newest functional coating technologies. Learn more about the potential benefits of combining the novel properties of the two into a single formulation....
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Tagged categories: Coating chemistry; Coating failure; Coating properties; Coating types; Coatings; Coatings Technology; Durability; Elastomeric coatings; Formulating; icephobic; Life expectancy; Mechanical damage; Polymers; Research and development; Self-cleaning coatings; Self-healing; Specialty functions

Comment from VCBud Jenkins, (2/21/2017, 12:08 PM)

Stephanie is also a Los Angeles Society of Coatings Technology Certified Coatings Technologist, having taken the 1-year course offered by the LASCT. She was awarded the "Most Outstanding Student" award, which from reading this paper it is obvious how she got it. I have had high viscosity coatings crawl up the shaft and I am glad that now I know how to fix that problem.


Comment from Marc Hirsch, (3/7/2017, 10:50 AM)

Stephanie, this is a well-written, scientific, yet interesting article. Great job!


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