A hydrophobic and oleophobic coating, comprising an adhesion promoting layer formed from an adhesion promoting composition and a hydrophobic layer formed from a hydrophobic layer forming composition, is disclosed. The adhesion promoting composition may comprise an adhesion promoting compound having a functional linking group and at least one of a silane functional group and/or a germanium functional group. The hydrophobic layer forming composition may comprise a hydrophobic layer forming compound having a hydrophobic aliphatic group and at least one of a silane functional group and/or a germanium functional group. A method of forming the coating is also disclosed.
Linford, M., G. Saini
Sonic Inovations, Inc.