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Thursday, 19 January 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

445 item(s) for Applications
12 Jan 17
Improving the scratch resistance of commodity polymers

Hybrid transparent coatings based on zirconia nanoparticle fillers and epoxy resin were designed to increase scratch resistance of commodity polymers without impairing their optical properties.

6 Jan 17
Legal regulations in the coatings industry

We want to make the European Coatings Journal even better. That is why we are interested in your personal opinion on the subject of "Regulations in the coatings industry".

5 Jan 17
Mechanical properties of UV-cured nanocomposite coating for wood furniture

In a study, the feasibility of improving the mechanical properties of a high solid content UV-curable acrylic coating system through the addition of cellulose nanocrystal (CNC) was examined.

2 Jan 17
Degradable polyurethane-organic release system prevents marine biofouling

Controlled release of antifoulant is critical for marine antibiofouling. Researchers have prepared polyurethane with degradable polyester segments and used it as release system for organic antifoulants.

22 Dec 16
Assessing the interaction between mechanical and thermal properties in concrete

Highly thermal insulated building envelopes are the base of energy efficient buildings worldwide, however, concrete show poor thermal insulation properties.

19 Dec 16
New bionic adhesive could be interesting for the wood industry

A new bionic adhesive of the world-renowned glowworm group Arachnocampa could be interesting for the wood industry.

15 Dec 16
New electronic adhesive for delicate structures

A new electronic adhesive featuring thin and high walls at the same time has been developed for automotive and industrial applications requiring high reliability in combination with miniaturised designs.

24 Nov 16
Functionally layered sensing skin detects corrosive elements and cracking

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a multi-layered "sensing skin” to detect corrosive or otherwise harmful substances in structures.

22 Nov 16
Epoxy-silane hybrid coating enhances corrosion protection on galvanised steel

In a study, Indian researchers designed epoxy-silane hybrid coatings to investigate their anti-corrosion performance and adhesion on galvanised steel.

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