Research and Markets has added a new market research report titled ‘The World Market for Sol-Gel Nanocoatings’ to its catalogue.
The report includes forecasts and quantitative information about the worldwide market of sol-gel nanocoatings and their applications up to the year 2017. It comprises complete company profiles of players developing applications using sol-gel nanocoatings.
The report discusses the applications of coating and surface modification technologies that enhance product performance and surface function. With improvements in processes and materials, surface technology paves the way to performance improvement and engineering advancements in numerous fields.
The report covers numerous methods used for the fabrication of nanocoatings such as electrochemical deposition, mechanical milling, pulsed laser deposition, chemical reduction and vapor deposition. The sol-gel process chemically forms coatings on a substrate and can be employed in the production of nanotechnological products, including fibers, aero gels, ultra-thin coatings and powders.
The application of sol-gel nanocoatings results in features such as ultraviolet protection, superior mechanical wear resistance, semi-conducting/conducting surfaces, antistatic surfaces, chemical resistance, low friction, corrosion resistance, protective transparent coatings, hydrophobic surfaces, simple-to-clean surfaces, anti-microbial surfaces, oleophobic surfaces and anti-fingerprinting surfaces.
Sol-gel nanocoatings can be used in a wide range of industries including food manufacturing, consumer electronics, energy, sanitary, electronics, marine, automotive, construction, oil and gas.