TITLE

Aiming for the Stars: Designing Coatings for space Exploration

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
CoatingsTech;Jan2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the design and construction of superhydrophobic and superhydrophillic coating technologies developed by researchers at Northrop Grumman Corp. to address the problem of harsh environment encountered by astronauts in space. It says that both coating technologies are based on low surface energy resins with application of special filler materials to dispose chemical and biological contaminants. It notes that durability is a critical issue in the design of these technologies.
ACCESSION #
64433222

 

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