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Thursday, 26 May 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

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25 May 16
Preparing waterborne polyurethane-acrylate emulsions for footwear adhesives

Korean researchers prepared stable emulsions of emulsifier/N-methylpyrrolidone-free crosslinkable waterborne polyurethane-acrylates (C-WBPUAs) with various acrylic monomer contents for footwear adhesive materials.

20 May 16
Relationship between microstructures of different bitumina and their performance as binder

Researchers from TNO Technical Sciences, The Netherlands, investigated six different bitumina of comparable penetration grade to gain a relation between the composition and the development of microstructures and their performance as binder material for road constructions.

18 May 16
Novel aerogels with vinyl- and methyltrimethoxysilane in the silica structure

Portuguese researchers obtained flexible, monolithic and superhydrophobic silica aerogels by combining methyltrimethoxysilane (MTMS), vinyltrimethoxysilane (VTMS) and tetramethylorthosilicate (TMOS) in a one-step base-catalysed co-precursor sol-gel procedure.

16 May 16
High-performance fiber-reinforced concrete: a review

In recent years, an emerging technology termed, "High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (HPFRC)” has become popular in the construction industry.

13 May 16
Orthodontic cement with protein-repellent and antibacterial properties

The objective of a study was to develop a novel resin-modified glass ionomer cement (RMGI) as an orthodontic cement with protein-repellent, antibacterial and remineralisation capabilities.

4 May 16
Studying the antifouling performance of polyurethane coatings

Chinese researchers from Dalian Maritime University prepared a type of polyurethane antifouling coating using 2,4-toluene diisocyanate and 1,4-butanediol as the hard segment and polyether polyols as the soft segment.

2 May 16
Asphalt’s miraculous cure

Scientists have developed a technique that can repair old, cracked asphalt. They got their inspiration from a method used in cancer treatment based on nanoparticles.

29 Apr 16
Studying the shelf-life of cement blended with redispersible polymer powder

German and Argentinian researchers studied the shelf-life of cement blended with redispersible polymer powder (RDP) used in drymix mortars after exposure to an atmosphere of elevated temperature (40 ± 1°C) and moisture (90 ± 3%RH) simulated in a climate chamber.

25 Apr 16
Quantifying sea-water exposed mortar through a simple permeability test

Concrete has an autogenous ability to heal cracks potentially contributing to its functional water tightness and durability.

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