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Wednesday, 25 November 2015

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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23 Nov 15
New epoxy blends for biobased coatings

In a study, two kinds of biobased blends were used to enhance the properties of epoxy networks.

18 Nov 15
Modification of titanium dioxide nanoparticles as effective way for encapsulation

Encapsulation of inorganic nanoparticles by polymers is one of the interesting research topics that lead to the synthesis of nanocomposites.

16 Nov 15
New class of materials: hybrid aerogels with biopolymers

With the development of a hybrid aerogel using biopolymers, researchers have further improved the insulating properties of silicate-based aerogels.

10 Nov 15
Investigating reaction products formed by the alkali-silica reaction in concrete structures

Alkali–silica reaction (ASR) is one of the most important deterioration mechanisms in concrete leading to substantial damages of structures worldwide.

9 Nov 15
Role of naphthenates and kaolinite in toluene and toluene-bitumen emulsions

The study of toluene emulsions is relevant to understand the behaviour, and the separation of solvent-diluted bitumen emulsions.

29 Oct 15
Super-slick material makes steel better, stronger and cleaner

Researchers have demonstrated a way to make steel stronger, safer and more durable. Their new surface coating is the most durable anti-fouling and anti-corrosive material to date.

26 Oct 15
Self-healing concrete slows down effects of deterioration

A new self-healing concrete aims to reduce the requirement for maintenance of structures over the long term by slowing down the effects of deterioration due to ageing or damage.

23 Oct 15
Multifunctional coating improves the acceptance of implants

Major problems with biomedical devices in particular implants located in nonsterile environments concern: excessive immune response to the implant, development of bacterial biofilms and yeast and fungi infections.

19 Oct 15
"Big Data" tool predicts impact of fouling control coatings on ship efficiency

A new tool for the shipping industry can accurately predict the potential fuel and CO2 savings offered by fouling control coatings.

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