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Sunday, 25 September 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

427 item(s) for Applications
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.

25 Aug 16
Encapsulation and incorporation of sodium molybdate in polyurethane coatings

Sodium molybdate was evaluated by Belgian researchers from Vrije Universiteit Brussel as corrosion inhibitor for steel in brackish water.

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.

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8 Aug 16
Improving the performance of anticorrosive coatings with graphene

Iranian researchers from Institute for Color Science and Technology improved the anticorrosive properties of polymeric coatings by using graphene and creating nanocomposite structures.

5 Aug 16
New replication method to fabricate polymer surfaces with robust superhydrophobicity

In a paper, Chinese researchers reported a replication method to fabricate various kinds of chemically stable and mechanically durable superhydrophobic and highly oleophobic polymer surfaces by using hierarchical aluminum (H-Al) as template.

25 Jul 16
Forming a new type of asphalt

A team of researchers have found a way to extract the rich oil that is found in pig waste, and mix it with rocks to form a new type of asphalt durable enough for highway traffic. 

22 Jul 16
Algae and vegetable oils give wood a whole new shine

Biological alternatives to oil-based varnish are turning wood into one of the most sustainable building materials available.

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