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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

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

431 item(s) for Applications
21 Oct 16
Barnacle busting - research targets ship biofouling

Researchers have created an adhesive material that can help barnacle-fighting coatings stick to metal hulls better and longer, retain moisture and avoid the use of toxic chemicals and other pollutants.

10 Oct 16
Electrochemical impedance study models anticorrosive performance of coatings

In a study, the atmospheric corrosive protection characteristics of four organic coatings were modeled based on the evolution of low-frequency impedance over time when subjected to accelerated tests and outdoor exposures.

7 Oct 16
Coating protects optically transparent materials

A patented nanocomposite thin film coating protects optically transparent objects with large curvatures such as lenses and protective glasses against premature deterioration due to excessive wear.

5 Oct 16
On-demand asphalt healing using nanomagnets

An invention by Empa researchers offers an enhanced and simplified method for the healing of stress-induced cracks in bitumen-based road pavements.

23 Sep 16
Effects of surface roughness on varnish adhesion strength of wood materials

In a study, the effects of surface roughness of wood material on the adhesion strength of varnish layers have been tested.

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24 Aug 16
Core/shell emulsion micro- and nanocontainers for water-based coatings

Gradual substitution of anticorrosive coating formulations revealing hazardous effects on the environment by eco-friendly ones is nowadays an ongoing trend in the coating industry.

17 Aug 16
Chloride-induced corrosion of reinforcement in low-calcium geopolymer concrete

Geopolymer concrete (GPC) has significant potential as a more sustainable alternative for ordinary Portland cement concrete (PCC).

16 Aug 16
Low-temperature sintering highly conductive silver ink for flexible electronics

A team of reserchers report a naive synthesis procedure for development of a durable, particle-free and low-temperature sintering silver organic precursor (SOP) ink by using low boiling-point mild organic complexing ligands.

10 Aug 16
Self-cleaning, anti-reflective and microorganism-resistant coatings

A researcher has developed three types of functional coatings that are resistant to microorganisms and have self-cleaning and anti-reflective properties.

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