Engineers Tout 'Ultra-Robust' Waterproof Coating

Posted On: 2016-09-13

"...Wong indicates the new 'ultra-robust' coating can be applied to 'practically anything': clay, stone, bricks, cardboard, wood, paper, metal, plastics, windows, building materials and marine applications. And whereas existing superhydrophobic coatings are reported to be very susceptible to wear damage, the ANU team says it was able to retain the micro nanostructures of its coating, even after extensive wear..."