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Tuesday, 25 July 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

483 item(s) for Applications
24 Jul 17
Measuring the temperature with coatings

A British start-up was recently awarded for developing a coating that is able to measure temperatures in inaccessible components. This technology could be used in power plants, aviation engines or the automotive industry.

20 Jul 17
Influence of titanium dioxide on the thermal insulation of fire protective paints

Titanium-dioxide is an inevitable ingredient that influences the properties and performance of intumescent paints. The aim of a study was to investigate the effect of TiO2 on the thermal insulation of waterborne intumescent paints to structural steel.

19 Jul 17
Combating corrosion in demanding environments

A new collaborative research project could help to dramatically reduce the impact that surface degradation processes such as corrosion and wear have on industry worldwide.

18 Jul 17
Barrier coatings for flexible packaging paper

Researchers from Karlstad University in Sweden have investigated the effects of phase interaction of starch and polyvinyl alcohol based barrier coatings for flexible packaging papers.

11 Jul 17
Autogenous shrinkage of high performance concrete

Autogenous shrinkage is a major concern in early age cracking of high performance concrete. Low water-to-binder ratio and incorporation of supplementary cementitious materials can remarkably increase the shrinkage in the matrix.

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.

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 the different materials used and what coatings can do to improve them. We spoke with experts about the future of floor coatings.

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.

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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