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Tuesday, 22 August 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.

237 item(s) for Protective & Marine coatings
21 Aug 17
Anticorrosive water-borne paints with reduced phosphate content

The objective of a research was to formulate water-borne epoxy coatings free from zinc and with reduced phosphate levels, replacing zinc phosphate by calcium acid phosphate.

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9 Aug 17
Enhancing the corrosion resistance of epoxy coatings

The main goal of a research project was to enhance the corrosion inhibiting performance of graphene oxide (GO) nanofillers in epoxy coatings via modifying the surface of the GO sheets with silane coupling-agents.

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7 Aug 17
Long-term release of block copolymers from fouling-release coatings

Researchers have developed a method to quantify the concentration of block copolymers based on polydimethylsiloxane from fouling-release coatings. About 300 experimental coatings exposed to seawater for up to 5.2 years were included in their analysis.

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26 Jul 17
Corrosion and fouling protection of biocide-embedded hybrid coatings

A research work assesses the anticorrosion and antifouling properties of a novel sol-gel derived hybrid coating functionalised with five different organic and inorganic biocides on mild steel.

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19 Jul 17
Combating corrosion in demanding environments

A new collaborative research project could help to dramatically reduce the impact that surface degradation processes such as corrosion and wear have on industry worldwide.

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27 Jun 17
Reinforcing the corrosion protection properties of epoxy coatings

A new type of modified graphene oxide coating that was prepared by anchoring a prepolymer of urea-formaldehyde resin onto the graphene oxide sheets through in situ polycondensation showed a surprising effect.

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26 Jun 17
Smart anticorrosive coatings with multifunctional characteristics

A review emphasises the effects of self-healing and anti-fouling coatings for corrosion inhibition of metallic materials. Furthermore, novel coatings with anticorrosive characteristics that outweigh the restriction of the use of conventional formulations have been discussed.

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20 Jun 17
Do novel hybrid coatings protect aluminum alloys from corrosion?

What corrosion protection properties do three novel eco-friendly hybrid epoxy-silicon (EP-S) coatings have in comparison to commercial epoxy (EP) coatings on aluminum alloys? This question was in the centre of a research work by international scientists.

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12 Jun 17
Turning the surface properties from highly hydrophobic to highly hydrophilic

New nanomaterials with tunable wettability have been developed by scientists at Swansea University. They show promise to replace more expensive and hazardous materials used for applications ranging from antifouling to waterproofing surfaces.

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5 Jun 17
Developing polyimide-copper antifouling coatings

Researchers at Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering have developed polyimide-copper antifouling coatings with capsule structures for a sustainable release of copper biocides. The results were remarkable.

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