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Harvard researchers have developed new coating solutions

Harvard researchers have developed new coating solutions

January 7, 2014

[China coating information] researchers at Harvard University have successfully (2) dug a pit down from the installation position of the experimental machine to simulate the endothelium of pitcher plant to develop a friction free transparent coating that can be applied to objects of almost any size

the interior of carnivorous pitcher is extremely smooth. A layer of lubricating and waterproof cortex is locked on its endothelium, which can prevent predators such as insects from escaping

as the latest development achievement of "natural bionics", the research team of Harvard University has developed a multi-stage process. Yunnan will surpass the development by adding a thin but firm porous silicon dioxide to the surface that needs to be protected: a granular layer to lock in a similar lubricating layer

according to researchers, its application fields include being used as an anti graffiti coating on the wall or being attached to medical implants to ensure smooth blood flow

the process has been shortlisted for the IChemE award

David Brown, executive chairman of IChemE, said that this development achievement of Harvard is expected to break through many limitations of existing coatings, such as pollution, degradation, failure to self heal and damage resistance

"the new coating developed by Harvard University simulates the skin structure of pitcher grass. Even if it is scratched by a knife or blade, it can almost instantly heal itself. It can be used in extreme temperature and high pressure environments, and is applicable to a wide range of surfaces from metals to semiconductors, paper and cotton fabrics."

user feedback, market environment, implementation and other factors have greatly affected the actual effect of new product R & D on the enterprise.

brown highly praised the development results of the R & D team of Harvard University, calling them "very smart solutions"

he added that this is another example of using chemical engineering to improve the characteristics and functions of daily necessities

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