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Saturday, 25 February 2017
Protective & Marine coatings

See what´s going on in the field of protective and marine coatings. Follow current news on new developments and products.

219 item(s) for Protective & Marine coatings
21 Feb 17
Best tests for anti-corrosive paints - a personal viewpoint

In a research work, two scientists discuss tests for anti-corrosive paints and provide numerous references to back up their choices.

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14 Feb 17
Defense mechanism employed by algae can effectively inhibit marine fouling

Chemists have developed a method that reliably hinders hazardous seawater fouling and is effective, affordable, and easy on the environment.

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13 Feb 17
Investigating the effect of nanofillers on the corrosion protection of epoxy coatings

In a research work, tetraethyl orthosilicate (TEOS) was used as organosilane to decorate the surface of graphene oxide (GO) nanosheets by SiO2 nanospheres via a facile method.

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7 Feb 17
Developing drone technology to make marine coatings safer

Safety in the marine industry is set to be improved after three industry partners joined forces to develop a drone capable of remotely inspecting enclosed spaces and ballast water tanks.

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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.

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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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4 Nov 16
Chitosan-zinc oxide nanocomposite coatings prevent marine biofouling

Global concerns about the high toxicity of antifouling paints have highlighted the need to develop less toxic antifouling coatings. In a study, researchers tested the antifouling activity of chitosan-ZnO nanocomposite hybrid coatings.

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21 Oct 16
Barnacle busting - research targets ship biofouling

Researchers have created an adhesive material that can help barnacle-fighting coatings stick to metal hulls better and longer, retain moisture and avoid the use of toxic chemicals and other pollutants.

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10 Oct 16
Electrochemical impedance study models anticorrosive performance of coatings

In a study, the atmospheric corrosive protection characteristics of four organic coatings were modeled based on the evolution of low-frequency impedance over time when subjected to accelerated tests and outdoor exposures.

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