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Saturday, 07 May 2016

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

576 item(s) for Technologies
6 May 16
Mussel-inspired coatings on Ag nanoparticle-conjugated carbon nanotubes

Chinese researchers report a facile mussel-inspired approach to introduce functional biopolymer coatings to shield AgNP-loaded oxidised carbon nanotubes (AgNPs@oCNT), as well as to modify the interface properties.

3 May 16
Antifouling treatment for heat exchangers

Researchers are introducing new nano-coatings that reduce microbes and persistent biofilms on heat exchangers. Heat exchangers coated with these paints require intensive cleaning far less often.

28 Apr 16
New anti-biofilm coating impedes bacteria on metal surfaces

Researchers have developed an innovative anti-biofilm coating, which has significant anti-adhesive potential for a variety of medical and industrial applications.

26 Apr 16
Anti-bacterial coatings combat hospital-acquired infections

A new discovery could control the spread of deadly antibiotic-resistant superbugs, which experts fear are on course to kill 10 million people every year by 2050 – more than will die from cancer.

20 Apr 16
Chemists unveil polymer that heals itself at body temperature

Scientists have led the development of a new material that can repair itself at body temperature. The polymer opens the door to new self-healing wound dressings for use in medicine. Other potential applications include self-healing vehicle paint.

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14 Apr 16
Elemental zonation in marine concrete

A paper presents a large collection of microstructural studies on concretes exposed to marine environments for periods between 2 and 34 years.

12 Apr 16
Properties of powder clear coatings systems modified with hydrotalcites

In a study, Polish researchers examined polyurethane powder clear coating systems consisting of polyester resin, blocked polyisocyanate and hydrotalcites (HT) intercalated with carbonate, aminododecanate, and ethylenediaminetetraacetate.

11 Apr 16
Dual-curing adhesives reach full strength at only 60°C

New dual-curing adhesives reach full strength at only 60°C after prefixation by light.

6 Apr 16
VOC-free two component polyurethane coatings based on rapeseed oil polyols

Researchers from Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry in Riga prepared spray applied, two component, 100% VOC-free polyurethane coatings from bio-based rapeseed oil polyols.

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