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Deicing silicone coating based on bidirectional migration effect of alkane molecules

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... A new kind of coating has been developed to apply to the aircraft surface in providing efficient and durable solution to the aircraft icing problem. The deicing coating is made of silicone elastomer and alkanes (Guan et al., 2010). It takes advantage of the phase transition of alkanes in silicone elastomer with changing temperature to achieve the deicing property. ...
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