This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) contains innovations related to coatings, Self-healing coatings, non-stick coatings, and binders. A nanoparticle-based coating to prevent cracks in concrete has been highlighted in the issue. Another technology looks at the development of a coating, which can prevent fires in lithium batteries. A coating which uses chemically intelligent micro reservoirs intended for use in corrosion prevention application is also highlighted.
The Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications and strategic insights on various coatings across industries. This encompasses protective and functional coatings such as antimicrobial coatings, food coatings, energy-saving coatings, smart glazing, hydrophilic, hydrophobic and super hydrophobic coatings, corrosion protection coatings, barrier coatings and paints.