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The Fluid Systems Engineering and Management Blog

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Fluid-Inspired Material Self-Heals Before your Eyes

by Jeff Hopkins, on 4/23/19 9:00 AM

A new coating for metal can self-heal within seconds when cracked, scraped, or scratched—and can do so in the same spot close to 200 times. It sticks well, even under water, in corrosive fluids, and in turbulent conditions. Researchers envision it being painted onto bridges, the undersides of boats, and on airplane fuselages to prevent localized corrosion from becoming catastrophic.

Read the full article on Science Daily 

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