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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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 Feb 17
Best tests for anti-corrosive paints - a personal viewpoint

In a research work, two scientists discuss tests for anti-corrosive paints and provide numerous references to back up their choices.

14 Feb 17
Defense mechanism employed by algae can effectively inhibit marine fouling

Chemists have developed a method that reliably hinders hazardous seawater fouling and is effective, affordable, and easy on the environment.

13 Feb 17
Investigating the effect of nanofillers on the corrosion protection of epoxy coatings

In a research work, tetraethyl orthosilicate (TEOS) was used as organosilane to decorate the surface of graphene oxide (GO) nanosheets by SiO2 nanospheres via a facile method.

9 Feb 17
Breaking new ground for a biobased railcar coating

Polish railway vehicle manufacturer Newag SA broke new ground in resource-efficient coatings when he coated two diesel locomotives with a paint based on renewable resources.

7 Feb 17
Developing drone technology to make marine coatings safer

Safety in the marine industry is set to be improved after three industry partners joined forces to develop a drone capable of remotely inspecting enclosed spaces and ballast water tanks.

23 Jan 17
Self-stratifying epoxy/silicone coatings for plastics

In a French research work, an innovative self-stratifying coating, based on an epoxy/silicone blend, has been developed and applied on a plastic substrate.

20 Jan 17
Climate-friendly cement substitute

Researchers are proposing geopolymers as an alternative to cement. These mineral binders are not only more environmentally friendly, they are also more resistant to chemicals and high temperature.

12 Jan 17
Improving the scratch resistance of commodity polymers

Hybrid transparent coatings based on zirconia nanoparticle fillers and epoxy resin were designed to increase scratch resistance of commodity polymers without impairing their optical properties.

6 Jan 17
Legal regulations in the coatings industry

We want to make the European Coatings Journal even better. That is why we are interested in your personal opinion on the subject of "Regulations in the coatings industry".

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