Created a new coating that repels almost all liquids
Scientists from the University of Michigan invented a new coating that can repel almost all existing liquids: as a Newtonian fluid and non-Newtonian fluids. This coating is not afraid of any ketchup or concentrated acid, no oil, no alcohol, no solvents or different polymer solutions.
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As reported by experts, the new coating can be applied in a variety of fields, for example, in the manufacture of protective clothing. The researchers tested the coating with more than 100 liquids and found only two of them, it is not able to resist. They were chlorophosphate liquid. The cover is made of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) and repelling liquid "nanocubic" of carbon, fluorine, silicon and oxygen.
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When applied to the surface it forms in her then, a web of air pockets, causing the liquid in contact will not be able to come into contact with a solid surface.