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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

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

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24 Jul 17
Future research and development of superoleophobic surfaces

Superoleophobic surfaces, that are highly repellent to low-surface-tension oils and organic liquids, are poorly understood. To this end, researchers discuss challenges and perspectives regarding future research and development of superoleophobic surfaces.

21 Jul 17
Rehabilitating concrete with self-healing techniques

A paper reviews the types of bacteria used in concrete and the ways it can be applied as healing agents. It also gives a brief description of various properties of concrete which vary with the addition of bacteria.

14 Jul 17
New kind of coating could revolutionise hypersonic aerospace vehicles

Travelling from London to New York in just two hours? Researchers have developed a new kind of ceramic coating that could come closer to the vision of hypersonic aerospace vehicles.

13 Jul 17
Could concrete help solve the problem of air pollution?

Researchers have discovered that sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to air pollution, is removed from the air by concrete surfaces. Their findings could be a significant step toward the practice of using waste concrete to minimise air pollution.

10 Jul 17
New building material: Merging two into one

Researchers have developed a novel building material that combines concrete with another material. In tests, they have been able to demonstrate improved properties, which open up new possibilities for the construction industry.

6 Jul 17
Cosi: Where chemists talk about feelings

The Coatings Science International (Cosi) conference in Nordwijk, Netherlands, is always a good barometer of current trends in the academic coatings community. This year, human psychology and perception played an important role at what is usually a highly chemistry-based event.

6 Jul 17
UV curable urethane acrylate oligomers for anti-fog coatings

Are UV-curable urethane acrylate oligomers containing ammonium salts suitable for anti-fog coatings? This question has been investigated by researchers from South Korea.

4 Jul 17
Eco-friendly preparation of a robust superhydrophobic coating

In a paper, researchers present a facile and environmental way to prepare superhydrophobic coatings by combining adhesives with lauric acid modified copper hydroxide powder.

3 Jul 17
Effect of UVA photocatalysis on soot-coated TiO2-containing mortars

If diesel soot is deposited on buildings, colour changes and unwanted black crusts can occur. A remedy is provided by self-cleaning systems based on TiO2 coatings. Can the irradiation of UVA light further improve the effect?

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