IIT-H Researchers develops water repellent structures using industrial waste product ‘ fly ash’

Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) have
developed water repellent structures by using an industrial waste product ‘ fly ash.’ Such ‘super hydrophobic’ (super water repellent) structures has significant industrial applications such as anti-fouling paints, anti-sticking surfaces for antennae, self-cleaning coatings for automobiles, stain-resistant textiles, anti-soiling architectural coatings and among others, the Institute said in a release in Hyderabad on Thursday.

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