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Friday, 03 July 2015
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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30 Jun 15
Simulation of reflectance from aluminium surfaces using composite coatings

Theoretical calculations and experimental studies were carried out on polyurethane (PU)-TiO2 composite coatings on bright and matte aluminium surfaces with an aim to understand and tailor the light scattering from particles incorporated into an anodised layer for designing the optical appearance of anodised surfaces.

24 Jun 15
Preparing ZnO nanopaint for marine antifouling applications

Nanomaterials open up tremendous opportunities in the development of commercial products for house-hold to industrial applications.

11 Jun 15
Pigments for automotive coatings provide novel design options

High durability levels, good colouristic and processability in both, water- and solvent-based systems: suppliers of automotive coatings have high expectations when it comes to pigments.

4 Jun 15
Non-flammable, green alternative solvents to methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)

New non-flammable, environmentally-friendly solvents and solvent carrier systems enable researchers to utilise strong solvents while reducing safety, health and disposal concerns.

29 May 15
Licensing agreement reached on brilliant blue pigment discovered by happy accident

A brilliant new blue pigment – discovered serendipitously by Oregon State University (OSU) chemists in 2009 – is now reaching the marketplace, where it will be used in a wide range of coatings and plastics.

6 May 15
Designing acrylic-styrenic coatings bearing reactive aldehyde functions

French researchers synthesised acrylic-styrenic coatings bearing reactive aldehyde functions by copolymerisation of vinylbenzaldehyde with methyl methacrylate, butyl acrylate and styrene comonomers.

4 May 15
Molecular weight of phenalkamines effects properties of epoxy based coatings

An investigation deals with the study of effect of molecular weight and structures of phenalkamine curing agents on the curing, mechanical, thermal and anticorrosive properties of epoxy based coatings.

1 May 15
Controlled nanostructuring of titanium oxide nanoparticles: a sol-gel approach

The ever increasing interest in titanium oxide (titania) is motivated by its applications in solar cells, biomaterials and photo-catalytic activities.

17 Apr 15
“Highly specialised products”: Interview on construction chemicals

Complex mixtures of materials require a knowledge of construction and cement chemistry, explains Dr. Wolfram Schmidt, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM).

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