NanoWeb® is a transparent, lightweight, flexible, and energy efficient anti-ice and anti-fog solution. The film can be tailored and integrated with most transparent surfaces such as goggles, glasses, visors, windscreens, and windshields to provide anti-ice and anti-fog at the touch of a button without compromising on clarity. Unlike conventional resistive transparent heaters, NanoWeb® features a two-dimensional continuous metal grid system that enables a uniform heat signature that requires very little voltage. It differs from alternative transparent conductors such as silver nanowire (AgNW), graphene, and carbon nanotubes due to its precisely placed sub-micron wires. Each wire is permanently fixed within a thin film and does not have any overlapping wires. This ensures that NanoWeb® can be both flexible and durable enough to be bent, folded, or thermoformed without compromising its conductive integrity.

Benefits of NanoWeb® as an Anti-Ice application:

  • Fast and efficient melting/removal of ice
  • Prevents ice build-up after removal
  • On-demand fast response
  • Can be integrated into products
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Can be used on almost all glass or plastic surfaces
  • Transparent and can cover small and large surface areas
  • Can be applied to the front windshield in a car, as there are no visible wires
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Benefits of NanoWeb® as an Anti-Fog application:

  • On demand
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Suitable for all glass or plastic surfaces
  • Transparent and can cover small and large surface areas
  • Can be applied to the front windshield in a car, as there are no visible wires
Anti-Fog

NanoWeb® is produced using a revolutionary patented manufacturing technique called Rolling Mask Lithography (RML™). This nanostructure formation technology involves a large-area nanopatterning technique that is based on lithographic exposure using revolving cylindrical photomasks. This enables glass substrates to be infused with nanostructures over large surface areas within a short period of time in comparison to legacy technologies. RML™ allows MTI to produce NanoWeb® for both custom surface areas and master rolls.