Bioinspired Surface Treatments for Improved Decontamination: Icephobic Surfaces
Technical Report,07 Oct 2015,30 Dec 2015
NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON United States
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This effort evaluates bioinspired coatings for use in a top-coat type application to identify those technologies that may improve decontamination capabilities for painted surfaces. This report details results for evaluation of an anti-ice coating developed by the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Retention of the simulants paraoxon, methyl salicylate, dimethyl methylphosphate, and diisopropyl fluorophosphates following treatment of contaminated surfaces with a soapy water solution is reported. Wetting behaviors and target droplet diffusion on the surfaces are also discussed.
- Coatings, Colorants and Finishes