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February 25, 2021
Improving Grid Resiliency through Effective Asset Winterization
A message from our CEO on the blackouts in Texas due to Winter Storm Uri and how Elemental Coatings can help prevent something like this from happening again. 
January 5, 2021
Icing conditions pose serious challenge for wind turbine blades
Icing represents a real financial burden for wind energy producers.
December 17, 2020
Tens of thousands of slip-and-falls caused by ice every year
Learn how Elemental Coatings' anti-icing solution can help prevent slip-and-fall injuries. 
December 15, 2020
Ice: a real issue for rail operators
Active anti-icing trials on railway operations are underway as we focus on creating safer infrastructure systems during the winter months.
December 7, 2020
Elemental Coatings to help tackle icing problems on helicopters
Our team is developing a specialized anti-icing solution for rotorcraft blades.
December 4, 2020
Dramatic reduction in ice buildup for aerospace and wind applications
We demonstrate a four-fold reduction in ice buildup for aerospace and wind applications.
November 30, 2020
Noor Nabulsi joins our team!
Noor Nabulsi joins our team here at Elemental Coatings
June 2, 2020
We're in MassChallenge Houston 2020
SurfEllent is one of 56 early-stage startups invited to join the 2020 MassChallenge Texas in Houston program.
September 25, 2019
We raised $470,000 in funding
SurfEllent has raised money from a combination of private investors, government grants, and competition awards.
July 1, 2019
We demonstrate anti-biofouling properties
New coating demonstrates anti-biofouling properties, helping to minimize buildup of Ulva, bacteria, diatoms, barnacles, and mussels. This has applications across the marine industry.
June 10, 2019
New coating shows promise in preventing ice buildup on engine fan blades
Our coating demonstrates anti-icing effectiveness for aerospace applications.
May 16, 2019
SurfEllent (now Elemental Coatings) wins 2nd place at Texas A&M New Ventures Competition
Houston-based SurfEllent was awarded $45,000 as the winner of two prizes at the 2019 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition (TNVC).
January 4, 2019
New research demonstrates industry-leading ice adhesion performance in a novel coating
We've developed a new physical concept called stress-localization that's allowed us to develop state-of-the-art anti-icing coatings.
May 31, 2017
New research highlights cutting-edge anti-scaling performance of new coatings
Scale formation is a common problem across industries. New materials developed in Prof. Ghasemi's lab promise to help prevent buildup of scale.
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