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The common behaviour of liquids is that it has a tendency to stick to things, including itself. Therefore, a surface is classified as either hydrophobic (scared of water) or hydrophilic (loving water) by the way it interacts with liquid, specifically water droplets. A droplet that has absolutely...

When handling marine vehicles, we're no strangers to barnacles and weeds that grow under the water. These critters attach themselves onto ship hulls and decreases maximum speed, hampering a ship's ability to sail upwind. Some marine growth can even bore into the hull causing severe damage...

Foggy Headlights Means Risky Nights Do you have foggy headlights?   What are the causes of foggy headlights? Oxidation from UV Lights Exposure of the polycarbonate headlights to Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun causes the lens of the car to oxidise, develop micro-cracks and colour changes. Damage...

Coatings on Substrate Coatings are usually a very thin layers of materials supported by a substrate. Anything laid on top of a substrate is a coating, this includes waxes, lacquer/acryllic/enamel paints, and other type of material coated on a substrate. A coating that is applied...

When you're buying a new car, its safety features aren't usually the attributes you think of first or look most closely at, and yet they are probably the most important part of every vehicle. After all, it's not nearly as important that you reach your...