TITLE

Lotus effect

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Helen
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/22/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7616, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a spray-on coating that mimics the way lotus leaves repel water and dirt is being developed by German chemical company BASF. Possible use of the protective film on surfaces such as leather, masonry, textiles and paper; Development of a nanostructure on the coated surface; Minimization of the area of contact between the water and solid surface.
ACCESSION #
8618101

 

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