Self cleaning leaves and butterfly wings

The wings of many large-winged insects such as butterflies and many plant surfaces remain dirt-free without chemical detergents or expending energy, simply by how their complex surface topography interacts with the physics of water molecules.

Application Ideas: Self-cleaning, water-repellent surfaces

Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Buildings, manufacturing, automobiles, kitchen and bath, textiles
Lotusan® paint – Self-cleaning coating

GreenShield™ fabric finish – Multifunctional finishes for textiles

Lotus clay roofing tiles – Roofing tiles

Mincor® TX TT textile coating – A self-cleaning coating for textiles


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