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Sunday, 07 June 2020
Raw materials & technologies

Find out all about new developments and trends in raw materials for coatings, adhesives, sealants and construction chemicals.

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Coatings for plastic substrates: Technology trends
20 May 10
Coatings for plastic substrates: Technology trends

According to Prof. Guido Wilke, University of applied sciences, Esslingen, Germany waterborne and UV technology are important future technology trends for coatings for plastics. Waterborne systems still do not reach the performance of solventborne coatings. Nevertheless Wilke is convinced that these systems will penetrate the market.

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20 May 10
Performance acrylate technologies for waterbased coatings available

A series of dispersants, co-binders and rheology modifiers made available new options to produce waterbased coatings with good efficiency and economics.

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20 May 10
Recyclable coating is geared towards packaging materials

The coating, developed using the atomic layer deposition technology, offers a new method for manufacturing fully recyclable, thin, light and air-tight packaging materials.

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19 May 10
Potential antifouling substance can cause paler fish

The sedative medetomidine has proved effective at inhibiting fouling and is now being trialled by the EU as an ingredient for the antifouling paints of the future.

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19 May 10
Intumescent coating developed with firebrake ZB and talc performance

Replacing boric acid in the formulation with firebrake ZB offers significant advantages in flame retardancy by reducing the heat release rate and other steps.

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Cigarette butts prevent corrosion
 
19 May 10
Anti-graffiti additive also provides water repellency

Wax emulsion is used as a surface modifier in concrete coatings to reduce or eliminate concrete's susceptibility to damage caused by weather, equipment, vehicles or foot traffic.

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18 May 10
Powder coatings to reduce temperature of building components

New range of powder coatings is based on heat management pigment technology that reflects the infrared energy from sunlight and keeps coated surfaces cooler.

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17 May 10
Glass flakes to enhance barrier characteristics

The resistance against corrosion of an epoxy-polyamine-based coating immersed in a 3 wt.% sodium chloride solution was investigated by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. The organic coatingcontained glass flakes as pigment.

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14 May 10
Switchable adhesives to disassemble carpet tiles

A novel starch based adhesive is not only effective at binding the layers but is also switchable.

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