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Tuesday, 27 June 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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26 Jun 17
Smart anticorrosive coatings with multifunctional characteristics

A review emphasises the effects of self-healing and anti-fouling coatings for corrosion inhibition of metallic materials. Furthermore novel coatings with anticorrosive characteristics that outweigh the restriction of the use of conventional formulations have been discussed.

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23 Jun 17
Instant bonding of hydrogels for soft machines and electronics

Introducing methods for instant tough bonding between hydrogels and antagonistic materials – from soft to hard – allows researchers to demonstrate elastic yet tough biomimetic devices and machines with a high level of complexity.

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22 Jun 17
What experts think about the future of floor coatings

We all are walking on floors every day. But rarely do we think about it and what coatings are doing to make them better. We spoke with experts about the future of floor coatings.

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22 Jun 17
How do nanoparticles affect the UV-shielding efficiency of acrylic coatings?

In a study, nanocomposite coatings based on pure acrylic emulsion and TiO2/or ZnO nanoparticles were prepared and tested with regard to the photostability and UV shielding efficiency.

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21 Jun 17
Future of water-borne products under threat

In the course of the systematic re-evaluation of all available biocidal active substances which is being carried out under the biocidal products regulation, it is emerging that the range of suitable active ingredients for in-can preservatives is narrowing more and more.

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20 Jun 17
Do novel hybrid coatings protect aluminum alloys from corrosion?

What corrosion protection properties do three novel eco-friendly hybrid epoxy-silicon (EP-S) coatings have in comparison to commercial epoxy (EP) coatings on aluminum alloys? This question was in the centre of a research work by international scientists.

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19 Jun 17
Silica/methacrylate hybrids: Telomerisation versus RAFT polymerisation

For the synthesis of a polymer, researchers compared reversible addition fragmentation chain-transfer (RAFT) with telomerisation (TL), to investigate whether refining the polydispersity of polymethacrylate could lead to better and more tailorable properties.

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16 Jun 17
Five facts about coatings in transportation

Mobility is one of the major foundations of modern society. To keep it efficient and affordable for everyone cars, trains, ships or common bicycles need good coatings to protect them from corrosion or to reduce friction. Five facts on coatings in transportation.

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16 Jun 17
Nanomaterials: ECHA publishes nano-specific REACH appendices

ECHA, the European Chemicals Agency, has published appendices specific to nanomaterials to the Guidance on Information Requirements and Chemical Safety Assessment, covering aspects such as human health, the environment. Another addition is a guidance on registration dossiers.

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