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Monday, 23 October 2017
Raw materials & technologies

Find out all about new developments and trends in raw materials for coatings, adhesives, sealants and construction chemicals.

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20 Oct 17
Facile preparation of bio-based polyesters

In a study, researchers propose a novel strategy for the preparation of furandicarboxylic acid based polyesters through the melt polycondensation of asymmetric monomers with terminal methyl ester and hydroxyl groups.

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20 Oct 17
Low temperature curing for heavy duty coatings

In many applications such as heavy duty coatings, customers want coatings that can be cured at low temperatures. Two new types of Mannich base hardeners have been developed, both able to deliver high-solids formulations with fast low temperature cure.

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19 Oct 17
Controlling the adhesion strength of photo-responsive adhesives

Researchers from Florida State University have developed a facile method to control the adhesion strength of photo-responsive bio-inspired adhesives via a photocleavable crosslinker.

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18 Oct 17
Oxazolidines as curing agent for polyurethane adhesives

In a study, Chinese researchers have investigated the properties of oxazolidines as latent curing agents for single-component polyurethane adhesives.

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17 Oct 17
Photocatalytic self-cleaning coatings for painted surface without interlayer

Researchers have demonstrated that double layer coatings composed of a TiO2 clear top coat and a latex film are crucial for the fabrication of robust fotocatalytic self-cleaning coatings without the need for an interlayer.

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13 Oct 17
Developing acrylated soybean oil-based UV-curable coatings

The combination of biomass and UV curing technology can reduce the dependence on petroleum products and VOC emissions. In an article, a new environment-friendly UV-curable coating with good performance was prepared from acrylated soybean oil.

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12 Oct 17
Pollution with dichlorobenze: BASF recalls isocyanate

About 7,500 tons of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) with a major pollution of dichlorobenzene have been produced at BASF's manufacturing site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The company is recalling the product and offers help with via a hotline.

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12 Oct 17
Know your cement, get greener concrete

An international team of scientists has created a new database of molecular dynamics models that simulate the properties of cement in all its varieties. It’s intended to help fine-tune this component of concrete and curtail emissions in its manufacturing process.

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11 Oct 17
Active fire safety

After the tragic Grenfell Tower disaster, fire protection has been on everyone’s lips. Dr Wolfgang Friedl, from TÜV Nord, explains the correct approach to fire safety in the coatings industry.

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