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Tuesday, 22 August 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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21 Aug 17
Anticorrosive water-borne paints with reduced phosphate content

The objective of a research was to formulate water-borne epoxy coatings free from zinc and with reduced phosphate levels, replacing zinc phosphate by calcium acid phosphate.

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21 Aug 17
Multi-impact testing for stone-chip resistance: EN ISO 20567 1 revised

Grit, road metal and other materials can damage automotive coatings so that individual layers come off or the whole coating delaminates from the substrate. Stone chipping can be simulated by means of single- and/or multi-impact tests. ISO 20567 1 has now been revised.

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18 Aug 17
Modifying the structural properties of epoxy resins

To what extent do modifiers affect the properties of epoxy resin? Austrian researchers have investigated the thermomechanical, mechanical and fracture mechanical properties of modified epoxy resins with two different modifiers.

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17 Aug 17
Improving the thermal properties of pigmented acrylic resins

In a study, the effect of silica aerogel as thermal barrier additive for two different types of acrylic resins was investigated.

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16 Aug 17
Effect of expox resin on the properties of high-porosity cement foam

Epoxy resin can enhance the compressive strength of high-porosity cement foam. This is one of the findings of a study that Chinese researchers from Southwest University of Science and Technology have undertaken.

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15 Aug 17
Detering ice adhesion with amphiphilic coatings

Reseachers at the Coatings and Polymeric Materials Department, North Dakota State University, have investigated a series of amphiphilic siloxane polyurethane coatings for their icephobic properties.

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14 Aug 17
Corrosion performance of blended cement concrete in marine environment

Blended cement is widely used in critical structures mainly because of its enhanced corrosion resistance. But how does the material behave in marine environment? This has been investigated in a long-term study by Indian researchers.

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14 Aug 17
“A major economic concern for marine industries”

The environmental and economic impact of biofouling is significant. We have spoken to Prof. Bert de With, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, about antifouling materials and approaches for the marine environment.

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11 Aug 17
Self-healing and photoluminescent nature resource-derived hydrogels

Researchers have demonstrated that carboxymethyl cellulose-based hydrogels can be engineered to exhibit the integrate capabilities of self-healing, photoluminescence and stretchability by a facile, green and economic approach.

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10 Aug 17
Automated painting of individual pieces

Reductions of 20 percent in paint use, 15 percent in energy consumption and 5 percent in production time – a new automated painting technology offers significant advantages compared to manual painting operations, which have previously been the preferred option.

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