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Hull Coating Responds to Stimulus to Remove Bacteria, Duke University Study


2/1/2013 7:58:06 AM

Duke University engineers have developed a material that can be applied like paint to the hull of a ship to dislodge bacteria, keeping it from accumulating on the ship’s surface. This build-up on ships increases drag and reduces the energy efficiency of the vessel, as well as blocking or clogging undersea sensors.

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