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Tuesday, 28 March 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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15 Mar 17
Cerium tartrate as inhibitor pigment for corrosion protection in epoxy coatings

The efficiency of corrosion inhibition of a new pigment, cerium tartrate, on aluminium alloy was studied.

9 Mar 17
Surface engineering of coatings for marine antibiofouling

A range of amphiphilic polymers with diverse macromolecular architectures has been incorporated into films and coatings with potential for marine antibiofouling applications, without resorting to addition of currently used biocidal, toxic agents.

28 Feb 17
Discovery results in the development of a non-toxic anti-fouling coating

Researchers have uncovered a century-old mystery on marine benthos organisms, which has resulted in the development of a non-toxic anti-fouling coating and could help the shipping industry save fuel consumption.

27 Feb 17
Novel antimicrobial coatings should prevent the spread of drug-resistant bacteria

A network of European researchers has begun examining the potential of antimicrobial coatings to prevent the spread of drug-resistant bacteria in hospitals.

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.

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.

6 Feb 17
Study on self-healing microcapsule containing rejuvenator for asphalt

Asphalt materials inevitably suffer crack problem caused by age, temperature and load, but recently self-healing microcapsules containing rejuvenator have offered a promising way to solve this problem.

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