Issue Date: September 14, 2015
An Antismudge Coating Free Of Fluorine
To keep windows and walls free of stray marks and fingerprints, people often turn to antismudge coatings that are capable of repelling both water and oil. To date, however, most of these coatings have used fluorine-based chemicals to achieve their dual oleophobic and hydrophobic properties. Such chemicals can be expensive, and because they are extremely stable, they have been shown to accumulate in the environment. Seeking to prevent smudges without using fluorine-based materials, Muhammad Rabnawaz, . . .
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