Coating

Self-healing cars? New car coating repairs scratches in 30 minutes using sunlight

A transparent protective coating material that can heal itself in 30 minutes when exposed to sunlight might just be the solution to car scratches, scientists say. The South Korean team that developed this protective coating said that it “self-heals” damaged surfaces using sunlight. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via …

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This self-healing coating repairs car scratches with just 30 minutes in the sun

The scratched coating was like brand new after it was exposed to either 30 seconds of concentrated light or just 30 minutes to the midday sun. Credit: Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT). Nothing beats the smell and look of a shiny, brand-new car. But as we all know, this pristine state doesn’t last …

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Solar-powered coating repairs car scratches in just 30 minutes of sunlight

ULSAN, South Korea — A new transparent coating can actually get rid of those ugly scratches in your car after just 30 minutes, scientists reveal. A team in South Korea says the protective material “self-heals” damaged surfaces using nothing but sunlight! Until now, researchers say it’s been difficult for manufacturers to create a coating that’s …

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Self-Healing Coating Could Remove Car Scratches Using Sunlight

“Self-healed surface of a model car after scratching when exposed to sunlight focused with a magnifying glass (upper) or to sunlight directly (down).”Image: Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) Like a screen protector for your entire car, a new protective coating developed by researchers at the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology could actually …

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