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Durable hydrophobic coating composition for metallic surfaces and method for the preparation of the composition

United States Patent

9,567,468
February 14, 2017
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A durable hydrophobic coating composition containing fluorinated silanes for metallic surfaces, such as stainless steel surfaces. The composition includes at least one fluorine-containing silane compound, at least one phosphorus-containing silane compound, and at least one hydrolysable compound. This coating is suitable for condenser tubes, among other applications, to promote dropwise condensation.
Liu; Jiong (East Brunswick, NJ)
NEI Corporation (Piscataway, NJ)
13/ 726,376
December 24, 2012
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT OF THE INVENTION This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-FG02-08ER85071 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.