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Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Here you will find current news on a variety of applications fields for coatings including automotive coatings, marine coatings, protectice coatings, industrial coatings as well as on decorative and architectural coatings

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21 Jul 15
Innovation and challenge: lightweight multi-substrate body design and low bake coatings

Dr. Klemens Bartman, Global Director OEM, Axalta Coating Systems reports on ways how to meet the challenges that new lightweight materials present. Increasing pressure from regulatory bodies has been put on the automotive industry to move towards more sustainable materials and processes. Over several decades, regulatory requirements, such as reduction of organic solvent emission, overall CO2 reduction and increased fuel efficiency, have prompted the coatings industry to develop new, ecologically sustainable coatings.

20 Jul 15
Advances in polymer nanocomposites for anticorrosion applications

Polymer nanocomposites exhibit unique physicochemical properties that cannot be obtained with individual components acting alone.

7 Jul 15
Optimising polycarboxylate cement dispersants to achieve fast-flowing mortar

Concretes and mortars possessing a low water-to-cement (w/c) ratio (<0.40) liquefied with comb-shaped polycarboxylate (PCE) copolymers commonly exhibit a sticky, honey-like consistency, and slow flow behaviour.

22 Jun 15
Fatty acid based waterborne epoxy ester resin for coating applications

Researchers synthesised  high performance water soluble epoxy ester resin by partially reacting bis-phenol A based epoxy resin with different fatty acids.

3 Jun 15
Xylan as green binder for wood adhesives

In a study, Swedish researchers suggested hemicelluloses to be used as binders in wood adhesives why water dispersions of xylan have been prepared and evaluated.

22 May 15
The Europeans think different about going green, what does that mean for interior paints?

Green products are increasingly entering the market. The interest in such products is fueled by a new sensitivity for environmental issues by customers and policymakers. However, there are differences in the attitudes towards sustainable consumption across Europe.

15 May 15
REACH: Brochure "Articles - Requirements for Producers, Importers and Distributors" published

In the case of articles, questions arise under the REACH Regulation about how to differentiate between the term article and the terms substance and mixture.

14 May 15
Rapid screening test for polystyrene foams containing the flame retardant HBCDD

A new and reliable rapid screening test for the first time allows polystyrene foams from the building and construction industry containing the flame retardant HBCDD to be identified on-site and sorted for recycling.

7 May 15
Adhesives secure fasteners and strenghten interference fits

Competitive snowmobilers, snocross racers, and XGames athletes have come to rely on Polaris Industries Inc. snowmobiles to help them dominate in extreme events such as racing, long-distance jumping, and freestyle competitions that involve dangerous backflips and extensions.

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