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Thursday, 25 August 2016
Raw materials

All you need to know about current trends and developments in coatings technology: new coatings binder technologies, novel coatings additives, fillers and pigments.

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15 Aug 16
Silicone emulsions as surface lubricating additives for water-borne wood coatings

The performance of silicone emulsions as lubricating additive for aqueous wood coatings is discussed in a paper.

12 Aug 16
Coumarin based light responsive healable waterborne polyurethanes

Researchers from University of the Basque Country in Spain successfully synthesised waterborne polyurethanes containing coumarin as chain extenders.

18 Jul 16
New insights in furanic intermediates and aromatic derivatives from biomass

Researchers join forces in a new project: furanic intermediates and aromatic derivatives from biomass or briefly FIAD. The aim is to replace fossil-based aromatics in the chemical and polymer processing industry by biobased aromatics.

13 Jul 16
New issue of European Coatings Journal is out

Environmental influences attack unprotected metal structures, causing them to be slowly eaten up by rust

13 Jul 16
Coatings binders: Polyester polyols improve strength of amorphous epoxy networks

Researchers from Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM have investigated the structure-property relationship of polyester polyols in cationically polymerised, amorphous epoxy-based copolymers.

29 Jun 16
Polymeric janus nanoparticles and their application in emulsion polymerisations

Australian researchers from Key Centre for Polymers and Colloids, University of Sydney, have presented a robust and simple synthesis of nano-size oblate to dumbbell shaped polymeric anisotropic particles using RAFT mediated emulsion polymerisation.

27 Jun 16
Bio-based water-borne polyurethanes for coating applications

Belgian researchers performed bio-based water-borne polyurethanes (WPU) from two commercially available partially or fully dimerised fatty acid polyols of similar hydroxyl values, close to those of petro-based polyols used for coating applications.

22 Jun 16
Advances in hybrid polymers using controlled living radical polymerisation

Hybrid organic-inorganic materials comprised of well-defined polymers have been widely recognised for a variety of applications due to their extraordinary properties based on the combination of the different building compositions.

13 Jun 16
ECHA releases French dossier on titanium dioxide for public comment

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has submitted a proposal to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) for TiO2 to be classified as a Category 1B carcinogen by inhalation.

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