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Friday, 03 July 2015
Nanotechnology

Here you find news on nanotechnology for coatings. Read all about current trends and novel products.

101 item(s) for Nanotechnology
9 Jun 15
Interfacial RAFT miniemulsion polymerisation - architectures from an interface

Directing polymerisation from a liquid-liquid interface is an emergent field delivering new insights into polymerisation mechanisms, while creating interesting and novel poly­mer architectures.

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27 May 15
Nanomaterials in sunscreens and boats leave marine life vulnerable

Nanomaterials commonly used in sunscreens and boat-bottom paints are making sea urchin embryos more vulnerable to toxins, according to a study from the University of California.

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9 Apr 15
Nanotechnology: chiral surfactants for dispersing carbon nanotubes

A novel way to disperse carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by using amphiphilic chiral side-chain liquid crystalline oligomers (ACSLCOs) as chiral surfactants, which possess dual affinity for both CNTs and chiral liquid crystals (CLCs), is reported for the first time.

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8 Apr 15
Natural nanocrystals shown to strengthen concrete

Cellulose nanocrystals derived from industrial byproducts have been shown to increase the strength of concrete, representing a potential renewable additive to improve the ubiquitous construction material.

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3 Apr 15
Novel coatings combine protection with colour effects

New coloured protective coatings offer corrosion and wear protection and could for instance also be used as a warning colour on surfaces which can get very hot.

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4 Feb 15
Worms lead way to test nanoparticle toxicity

The lowly roundworm is the star of a research project to measure the toxicity of nanoparticles.

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3 Feb 15
New conductive coatings for flexible touchscreens

Mobile phones and smart phones still haven‘t been adapted to the carrying habits of their users.

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12 Dec 14
Guideline through the labyrinth of nanomaterials

The guidelines are geared towards small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from all branches of industry, and help weigh up the pros and cons of nanomaterials and make decisions on their use.

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26 Aug 14
Coatings binders: Nano silica enhances anticorrosion performance of epoxy coatings

Anticorrosion performance of a clear epoxy coating was enhanced by incorporation of modified nano silica into the polymer matrix.

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