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Saturday, 27 May 2017
Technologies

News on coatings technologies from waterborne to nanotechnology and UV/EB. Don´t miss any trend!

716 item(s) for Technologies
26 May 17
Novel antimicrobial technology acts like a cactus

In coating applications there is an increasing need for safe protection against bacteria, algae and fungi, and to avoid poor appearance for example on bathroom and exterior walls. A new coatings technology acts like a cactus.

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25 May 17
Polymer latexes with varied glass transition temperature for cement

The influence of styrene-acrylate latexes with varied glass transition temperature (Tg) on the cement hydration was analysed in a research work.

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23 May 17
Microwave curing of silicone resin coatings

Microwave  processing was used to cure a sol-gel type silicone resin coating that normally requires thermal curing over 250 °C. The study focused on coatings applied on thermoplastic substrates.

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22 May 17
Biofilms: Bacteria harness the lotus effect to protect themselves

Antibacterial coatings are intended to prevent the formation of biofilms. A team of scientists has now been able to show how such biofilms are generated and why removing them from surfaces is often difficult.

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17 May 17
Waterborne coatings with fungal growth resistance

How effective are antimicrobial additives in water-based coatings? This question has been pursued by South American researchers in a study.

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11 May 17
Preparation of UV-curable waterborne polyurethane-acrylate emulsions

Researchers at Tianjin University, School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, have studied the molecular structure of UV curable waterborne polyurethane acrylate (UV-WPUA) emulsions. The investigation showed in particular three outstanding properties.

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10 May 17
Anti-icing potential of petal shaped nanostructures planted on array micro-patterns

The aim of a paper was to report a strategy of planting a layer of petal shaped nanostructures on the surface of array micro-patterns, and producing excellent superhydrophobicity and anti-icing properties. A comparative investigation with a market mature product yielded remarkable results.

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9 May 17
Replacing phenol in adhesive formulations with lignin

Lignin, produced as a byproduct of pulp and paper and bioethanol industries, is a polyphenolic compound that has excellent potential to be used as phenol replacement in phenolic adhesive formulation.

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4 May 17
Triple protection for heat-exchangers

When processing milk and juice, the food industry is using heat exchangers throughout the process. To have no risk to the consumers, they have to be free from microbes. A novel nano-coating combines three advantages.

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