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LabelExpo 2015: Michelman to Highlight Print Receptive and Functional Coating Technologies

LabelExpo 2015: Michelman to Highlight Print Receptive and Functional Coating Technologies

Michelman will feature a variety of its flagship print receptive and functional coating technologies in booth 9C20 at LabelExpo 2015, being held September 29 - October 2, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. [More]
Polymer Hydrogel Coatings Affect Capillary Action in Glass Microtubes

Polymer Hydrogel Coatings Affect Capillary Action in Glass Microtubes

A team of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has discovered that coating the interior of glass microtubes with a smart polymer hydrogel material significantly changes the way capillary action draws water into these small structures. [More]
Smart Coatings Could Open the Way to More Dynamic Products

Smart Coatings Could Open the Way to More Dynamic Products

While coatings today provide protection and other static functionality, a new generation of technologies is making them "smart" – able to change in response to their environment. [More]
ClassOne Launches Fully-Automated Solstice S4 Mid-Sized Electroplater

ClassOne Launches Fully-Automated Solstice S4 Mid-Sized Electroplater

Semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology has announced a new addition to its popular Solstice® family of ≤200mm wafer electroplaters. The fully-automated, cassette-to-cassette Solstice S4 is available with up to 4 chambers and can deliver up to 75wph throughput. In footprint, capacity and cost, the S4 is positioned between the manual-load, development-oriented Solstice LT, with 1 or 2 chambers, and the fully-automated Solstice S8 electroplater with up to 8 chambers. [More]
New Coating Mechanism Prevents Solar Panels from Being Overheated

New Coating Mechanism Prevents Solar Panels from Being Overheated

The use of smart materials in solar thermal collectors is becoming increasingly popular. A research team from EPFL has produced a coating that can both absorb and radiate heat. [More]
Picosun and Carleton Strike Gold with ALD

Picosun and Carleton Strike Gold with ALD

Picosun Oy, the leading provider of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) solutions for industrial manufacturing, and Carleton University, Canada, report uniform ALD gold deposition on complete silicon wafers. [More]
MIT Spinout LiquiGlide Licenses its Nonstick Coating to Major Consumer-Goods Company

MIT Spinout LiquiGlide Licenses its Nonstick Coating to Major Consumer-Goods Company

MIT’s Kripa Varanasi and David Smith developed a liquid-impregnated coating known as LiquiGlide that serves as a slippery barrier between a viscous liquid and a surface in 2009. The coating technology has now been licensed to a major consumer-goods company. [More]

NEI Announces the Issuance of Multiple Patents on Self-Healing & Superhydrophobic Coatings

NEI Corporation announced today that the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued patents to the company on self-healing, superhydrophobic, and abrasion resistant coatings. With the allowance of five patents and the int... [More]
Oxford Instruments ALD System Added to CMOS Compatible Clean Room by Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems - Center for Nanoelectronic Technologies

Oxford Instruments ALD System Added to CMOS Compatible Clean Room by Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems - Center for Nanoelectronic Technologies

The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems in Dresden, Germany has installed a FlexAL system for plasma enhanced and thermal ALD from Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology in its Center for Nanoelectronic Technologies. [More]

Hardide Aerospace Coatings DrivesGrowth, Appoints New Business Development Manager

Hardide Aerospace Coatings, provider of advanced surface coating technology, has appointed Stewart Gibson as Business Development Manager to drive forward the company’s global sales activity in the civil and milita... [More]