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Jun 24, 2020· Superhydrophobic coatings for aeronautical applications Abstract: Traditional anti-icing/de-icing systems, i.e., thermal and pneumatic, in some cases cannot be employed since they require an additional power consumption not always allowable, most of all in small aircraft. In these cases, the use of passive systems, able to delay the ice ...

Aug 16, 2019· Superhydrophobic Polymer Coatings: Fundamentals, Design, Fabrication, and Applications offers a comprehensive overview of the preparation and applications of polymer coatings with superhydrophobicity, guiding the reader through advanced techniques and scientific principles. Sections present detailed information on the fundamental theories and methods behind the preparation of superhydrophobic ...

during my Ph.D. program for making artificial superhydrophobic surfaces following such design principles. Finally, I will discuss initial results of our investigation on two promising applications of superhydrophobic surfaces, namely, for anti-icing and hydrodynamic drag …

Dec 18, 2015· Superhydrophobic (SH) materials are essential for a myriad of applications such as anti-icing and self-cleaning due to their extreme water repellency. A single, robust material simultaneously ...

The coating is sprayable. The technical concept laid out in the present proposal represents a significant advancement of the state of the art in anti-icing coatings. It is anticipated that the proposed approach will lead to a durable coating with excellent anti-icing properties, self-healing capability, along with good erosion and weather ...

Traditional anti-icing/de-icing systems, i.e., thermal and pneumatic, in most cases require a power consumption not always allowable in small aircraft. Therefore, the use of passive systems, able to delay the ice formation, or reduce the ice adhesion strength once formed, with no additional energy consumption, can be considered as the most promising solution to solve the …

Superhydrophobic coatings using nanomaterials for anti-frost applications – review 653 Qitao Fu et al. prepared mechanically robust sol-gel type of ice-phobic coatings and once again clarified the significance of nanofillers in designing superhydrophobic surfaces and also that all superhydrophobic surfaces may not be ice-phobic [12].

and anti-icing. These applications, especially the anti-icing, are very essential for aircraft and wind turbine. Roll-off angle and sliding angle also are often considered to judge the water wettability of surface. Superhydrophobic surface is an ideal passive anti-icing technique that its ice repellent performance has been

Jul 23, 2018· Mechanically robust, transparent coatings that display very low affinity with ice and various liquids are promising for applications in outdoor facilities and marine and aerospace structures. However, such coatings are extremely challenging to prepare because some material properties required for diverse fun 2018 Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers

Nov 09, 2020· Nov 09, 2020· Anti-icing superhydrophobic coatings Langmuir. 2009 Nov 3;25(21):12444-8. doi: 10 .1021 ... We use nanoparticle-polymer composites to demonstrate the anti-icing capability of superhydrophobic surfaces and report direct experimental evidence that such surfaces are able to prevent ice formation upon impact of supercooled water both in …

superhydrophobic coatings may not always be an advantage for anti-icing applications, as some icing conditions may adversely affect the anti-icing performance. For example, if ice formation is caused by moisture condensation and accumulation, the micro/nanoporous structure will result in a larger (than nominal) contact area between the ice and the

An octadecyltrichlorosilane (OTS) superhydrophobic film using phase-separation method was prepared to demonstrate the anti-icing property of superhydrophobic surfaces. The superhydrophobicity of the film at − was investigated. It was found that the prepared OTS film retained its superhydrophobicity at − by the measurement of contact angle ...

Preparation of PTFE/PDMS superhydrophobic coating and its anti-icing performance Min Ruan, *a Yanlong Zhan,a Yuansheng Wu,a Xiangjie Wang,a Wen Li,a Yue Chen,a Maocai Wei,b Xiuzhang Wangb and Xiangyi Denga Superhydrophobic surfaces with anti-icing performance have been the focus of research but few studies

Jul 06, 2018· Aircraft icing poses an increasing threat to the safety of flight due to the damage of aerodynamic shape. This review article provides a comprehensive understanding of the preparation and anti-icing applications of the superhydrophobic coatings applied on the surface of aircrafts.

This superhydrophobic coating combining photothermal deicing and passive anti-icing properties is expected to be further used in various practical applications and in development of a new generation of anti-icing/deicing coatings.

Anti-Wetting– The superhydrophobic coating keeps objects dry – water and many other liquids are easily repelled. Anti-Corrosion – UED offers enhanced corrosion protection since the superhydrophobic coating repels water, saltwater, aqueous acids and bases. Anti-Icing – The superhydrophobic properties of UED keep coated materials completely dry, eliminating the formation of ice or, in ...

Jul 03, 2021· The PESC system can reduce electricity consumption from the maximum, fulfilling eco-friendly and energy saving concepts. This functional superhydrophobic coating with anti-icing and swift de-icing performance may have broad application prospects in …

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science Volume 447, 1 June 2015, Pages 240–247 Nano-micro structured superhydrophobic zinc coating on steel for prevention of corrosion and ice adhesion J.D. Brassarda, , , D.K. Sarkarb, J. Perrona, A. Audibert-Hayetc, D. Melotc a Anti-icing Materials International Laboratory (AMIL), Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, 555 Blvd. Université, Chicoutimi ...

Mar 25, 2019· 3. Application of surfaces with superhydrophobic properties. Superhydrophobic surfaces and coatings as mentioned have a unique behavior against water droplets. This unique behavior result into a new set of applications including self-cleaning, anti-icing, antibacterial, oil-water separation, corrosion resistance, etc.

The CNTs-SiO 2 /epoxy coating with both anti-icing and deicing abilities will broaden the practical applications of superhydrophobic coatings. 2. Material and methods2.1. Materials. Bisphenol A diglycidyl ether (BADGE) and Jeffamine …

Dec 01, 2019· Superhydrophobic anti-icing coatings on metals. Metal objects like vehicles, ships, aircrafts, transmission lines, wind turbines and others are subject to accumulation of heavy icing and frosting in low-temperature regions. Recently, considerable attention has been given to the application of anti-icing coating on metal surfaces [, , ].

Superhydrophobic materials have been used in a wide variety of applications such as in corrosion resistance [12,13], photodegradation of pollutants [14,15], self-cleaning [16,17], anti-biofouling [18,19], anti-icing [20,21], distillation [22,23], oil/water separation [24,25,26], and ethanol/water separation [27,28]. Despite the fact that these ...

temperature. The laser-fabricated superhydrophobic surfaces exhibit both excellent self-cleaning and anti-icing performances, representing a promising strategy for ice protection in many applications in cold environments. 2. Experimental Section Flat Al2024 sheets with a thickness of 1 mm were used as substrates. The samples were washed

Dec 01, 2020· The SH coating surface presented an excellent self-cleaning property and an extremely low surface free energy of 0.1421 mN/m compared with HTV silicone rubber, which could explain why the SH coating had the prominent superhydrophobic property. Moreover, the anti-icing experiment was performed at the low temperature of −30 °C.

Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 26 (2012) 665–679 Anti-icing Performance of a Superhydrophobic PDMS/Modified Nano-silica Hybrid Coating for Insulators Jian Li a,∗ , Yushun Zhao a , Jianlin Hu a , Lichun Shu a and Xianming Shi b,c a State Key Laboratory of Power Transmission Equipment and System Security, Department of High …

Apr 14, 2021· The combination of superhydrophobicity and electrothermal ability further led to exellent anti-icing property, which could melt 2.0 mm thick ice layer within 115 s. Moreover, this superhydrophobic coating demonstrated excellent mechanical and chemical durability, and outstanding thermostability.

coating superhydrophobic ice icing water Prior art date 2009-06-16 Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.) Abandoned Application number US12/815,535 Inventor Di Gao Andrew K. Jones Vinod K. Sikka

Finally, some limitations and issues related to the anti-icing applications are proposed to provide a future outlook on investigations of the superhydrophobic anti …

Nov 09, 2020· Anti-icing superhydrophobic coatings Langmuir. 2009 Nov 3;25(21):12444-8. doi: 10 .1021 ... We use nanoparticle-polymer composites to demonstrate the anti-icing capability of superhydrophobic surfaces and report direct experimental evidence that such surfaces are able to prevent ice formation upon impact of supercooled water both in laboratory ...

superhydrophobic coating. Anti-icing test. The anti-icing properties of the coatings were examined by measuring the adhesion strength of icicles. Each sample was placed in the freezer, in which the temperature was set as 15 C. A 415 3 15 mm cylinder treated with the hydrophobic reagent was positioned on the surface of the sample,

Keywords: Copper stearate coating; Corrosion resistance; Electrochemical measurement; Anti-icing 1. INTRODUCTION Superhydrophobic surface (SHS) has attracted significant research interest due to its wide range of applications in many fields, such as corrosion resistance surfaces [1–3], anti-icing …

An anti-icing coating in the right place can go a long way toward reducing costs and enhancing safety. Superhydrophobic coatings from NeverWet® provide a solution to the challenges of ice formation. Since water droplets can’t touch coated surfaces, the …

Mar 01, 2021· However, the research on anti-icing of superhydrophobic nano-coatings improved by binders is relatively few. How to select superhydrophobic nano-coatings and their suitable binders will be one of the key points for the application of superhydrophobic coatings in anti-icing and other fields. 3.2. The external impact factors3.2.1.

The as‐prepared superhydrophobic LDPE coating with good anti‐icing property will be perfectly desirable for outdoor equipments to reduce ice formation on their surfaces in cold seasons. This work will provide a new way to fabricate anti‐icing coating and thus find applications in a variety of fields. POLYM. ENG.

Apr 22, 2021· totheJouleheat[20].Zhangetal.introducedasynergisticallyde-icingstrategybyputtingasuperhydrophobic surfaceontheelectricheatingplatesuperhydrophobic[21 ...

Jul 05, 2021· Icing is a major concern in many industries and can lead to standstills, safety hazards, product breakage or additional fuel or electricity costs. Active anti-icing systems, however, add to operating costs and are often only applied on crucial zones. The potential of coatings, either as stand-alone system or as an add-on solution, are not yet fully understood …

Despite their great self‐cleaning, anti‐dust, and anti‐icing properties superhydrophobic coatings show great promise in various practical applications in solar …

NeverWet makes superhydrophobic coatings for consumer & industrial applications. Objects coated with NeverWet can't be touched by liquid. It's anti wetting, anti icing, anti corrosion, self cleaning and oleophobic.

Superhydrophobic and resistant coatings. At Surfactis Technologies, we are in the process of developing a state-of-the-art superhydrophobic, resistant and translucent (but not transparent) coating that will be capable of imparting anti-soiling, self-cleaning, water-repellent and anti-icing properties to surfaces.

is uncertain whether a superhydrophobic surface is anti-icing without detailed knowledge of the surface morphology. The result also opens up possibilities for rational design of anti-icing superhydrophobic surfaces by tuning surface textures in multiple length scales. Introduction Inspired by the self-cleaning properties of lotus leaves,1,2

Recently, an increasing trend has been noticed towards synthesizing superhydrophobic surface with a water contact angle (WCA) higher than 150° due to its many potential applications including water repellency, oil spill recovery, self-cleaning, antifouling, anti-icing-deicing and so on. Unfortunately, most of the cases the superhydrophobic surface was achieved utilizing …

and anti-icing. These applications, especially the anti-icing, are very essential for aircraft and wind turbine. Roll-off angle and sliding angle also are often considered to judge the water wettability of surface. Superhydrophobic surface is an ideal passive anti-icing technique …

Helicity specializes in superhydrophobic anti-icing coatings that protect against the accretion of ice, frost, snow, sleet, ... Helicity delivers innovative superhydrophobic, anti-icing, and anti-corrosion coatings that provide unencumbered performance across challenging environmental conditions. ... Quick application with lasting results .

Both anti-icing and deicing are significant for reducing ice disasters and economic losses. Herein, a superhydrophobic photothermal coating with anti-icing and photothermal deicing performance was fabricated by sequential spraying cuttlefish juice melanin and hydrophobic SiO 2 nanoparticles. The melanin particles rendered the coating microscale roughening structure …

The superhydrophobic concrete coating also presented remarkable anti-icing and anti-corrosion properties. Since the main composition of the coating and architecture is concrete, the adhesion between the coating and substrates is very high. The superhydrophobic …

Aircraft icing poses an increasing threat to the safety of flight due to the damage of aerodynamic shape. This review article provides a comprehensive understanding of the preparation and anti-icing applications of the superhydrophobic coatings applied on the surface of aircrafts.

As a surface functional material, super-hydrophobic coating has great application potential in wind turbine blade anti-icing, self-cleaning and drag reduction. In this study, ZnO and SiO 2 multi-scale superhydrophobic coatings with mechanical flexibility were prepared by embedding modified ZnO and SiO 2 nanoparticles in PDMS. The

In this work, anti-icing superhydrophobic (SHP) tungsten nanorod (WNR) surfaces were fabricated. The fabrication of WNR surfaces as rough surfaces was carried out using the Glancing Angle Deposition (GLAD) technique. Using the magnetron-sputtering deposition method, the deposition Ar pressure, Ar flow rate, and substrate tilting angle were varied to fabricate WNRs with different surface ...

Superhydrophobic coating was fabricated by spraying the mixture of poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) and hydrophobic silica nanoparticles (SNs) on steel surface. Anti-icing tests were carried out in two ways: freezing water (0 °C) dripping and condensation of atmospheric humidity in low temperature (-20 °C). In the water dripping test, no ice film could be observed compared with steel ...

Sep 01, 2021· More importantly, the superhydrophobic LDH coating on zinc surface exhibited excellent anti-corrosion efficiency (η = 99.99%) and delay icing ability (t = 75 min), which was beneficial to the ...