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Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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

107 item(s) for Nanotechnology
8 Oct 15
Investigating mechanical properties of a photocatalytic pseudo-paint

Photocatalytic oxidative paints (e.g., a paint containing nano-TiO2) are used to break down volatile organic compounds to CO2 by photooxidation reactions.

1 Oct 15
Dispersing inorganic nanoparticles in polymeric materials

The in situ surface modification of inorganic nanoparticles (NPs) and its influence on the size, morphology, and particle surface properties is increasingly receiving attention.

21 Aug 15
On the track of nanomaterials

Researchers pave the way for realistic risk assessment of nanomaterials in the environment.

13 Aug 15
Nanoparticles as antifungal additives for indoor water-borne paints

There are nanotechnology-based materials that can be used as antimicrobial additives in different applications such as water-borne paints.

28 Jul 15
Characterising cellulose nanocrystals dispersion in varnishes

Cellulose nanocrystals were mixed into an aqueous UV-cured coating formulation in order to improve the mechanical properties of a coating.

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.

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.

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.

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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