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Saturday, 18 November 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

509 item(s) for Applications
17 Nov 17
Influence of glutaraldehyde on the performance of MDF adhesives

Chinese researchers have investigated the influence of glutaraldehyde as crosslinking agent on the performance of a lignosulfonate/chitosan-based MDF adhesive.

8 Nov 17
Polysiloxane coatings for anticorrosion applications in marine environment

Researchers have investigated nanostructured superhydrophobic polysiloxane coatings for high barrier and anticorrosion applications in marine environment.

1 Nov 17
Corrosion protection of mild steel surfaces

Indian researchers have reported the superior corrosion-resistant properties of conducting polyurethane networks of polyaniline (PANI), poly-m-aminophenol (PmAP), and poly-o-anisidine (PoA) coated on mild steel panels.

24 Oct 17
Anticorrosion properties of epoxy-nanochitosan nanocomposite coatings

Nanochitosan was prepared to act as a nanofiller reinforcing agent that had been incorporated in a protective coating for corrosion protection using high-molecular-weight chitosan.

9 Oct 17
Mitigating corrosion and biofouling with nanofillers

The capability to improve the performance of polymer coatings with the inclusion of nanomaterials is a vital factor for mitigating corrosion and biofouling. Researchers have used nanocomposites as fillers for epoxy coatings to protect steel against corrosion and bacterial growth.

4 Oct 17
How electric and self-driving cars will change the automotive coatings market

The automotive industry is changing. Electric cars, self-driving vehicles and more. This is, of course, also affecting the coatings industry. We spoke to two experts about the coming challenges.

29 Sep 17
New flame retardant enters market

Chemists from Empa have developed an environmentally friendly way to produce flame retardants for foams that can be used in mattresses and upholstery. Two of the research institute’s industrial partners are now launching the innovation on the market.

21 Sep 17
Carbonation of low-alkalinity mortars

Researchers have studied the ability of carbonated mortar to provide corrosion protection of embedded steel on mortars prepared with low-alkalinity binders.

20 Sep 17
Self-healing nanogel composite embedded with epoxy as eco-friendly coating

Smart nanogel capsules are attracting great attention to act as self-healing materials for polymers. A research work aimed at incorporating nanogel among silicate layers of sodium montmorillonite to increase its dispersibility into an epoxy matrix so as to be used as self-healing nanocomposites.

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