Saturday, March 12, 2016

Spray-on coating could ice-proof airplanes, power lines, windshields

On your car windshield, ice is a nuisance. But on an airplane, a wind turbine, an oil rig or power line, it can be downright dangerous. And removing it with the methods that are available today -- usually chemical melting agents or labor-intensive scrapers and hammers -- is difficult and expensive work. That could soon change thanks to a durable, inexpensive ice-repellent coating.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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