Authors: F. Helmrich
Affilation: Integrated Surface Technologies, United States
Pages: 403 - 406
Keywords: superhydrophobic, hydrophobic, nano-composite, water resistant coating
An improved super-hydrophobic nano-composite film protects cell phones and other portable electronics from accidental exposure to water or other liquids. The printed circuit boards, the connectors and the batteries are coated. Perfect electrical contact is maintained without any masking of the connectors.