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Water-repellent Material is Durable, Self-healing

Posted April 21, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

A self-healing, durable water-repellent coating has potential applications, ranging from clothing to roofs to ships. This new material represents a breakthrough in water-repellent finish, where decades of research have failed to produce a truly durable product.

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