Scientists recently developed a new generation of coatings coupling hierarchical nano/microstructures and dual hydrophobic/hydrophilic features, leading to efficient antiicing properties. Gam-Derouich, Sarra et al., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018,6, pp. 19353-19357. . 9 billion litres automotive OEM coatings were consumed in 2017. In the maritime industry, stainless steel corrosion resistance requires further surface improvement and further enhanced protection using surface coatings. In a new study, an engineered copolymer of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) with polymethylmethacrylate ...
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