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Sunday, 21 July 2019
Raw materials & technologies

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

2706 item(s) for Raw materials & technologies
18 Jun 19
A desert ant as inspiration for a paint-like material that could keep buildings cool

Researchers at Columbia University are working on a new way to keep buildings cool. They have developed a coating that does not heat up under the sun.

17 Jun 19
Researchers create uniform-shape polymer nanocrystals

Researchers from the University of Konstanz have successfully generated uniform-shape nanocrystals using direct polymerisation.

14 Jun 19
Hydrothermal synthesis and application of adsorbent coating for adsorption chillers

A recent study focuses on the improvement of adsorption chillers. FAPO4-5 adsorbents were synthesised and characterised.

13 Jun 19
Bio-inspired sensing and actuating materials: changing colours and/or shapes

A recent study summarises the-state-of-the-art progress of bio-inspired sensing and actuating materials, with focuses on the design principles and the technologies for forming these materials.

13 Jun 19
Towards a circular economy

The European Commission adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package in 2015 to boost global competitiveness, create jobs and generate sustainable growth. The adhesive and sealant industry continues to innovate to become more sustainable.

12 Jun 19
The role of aluminium in C-A-S-H during sulfate attack on concrete

For a recent study tests with C-A-S-H phases in Na2SO4 solutions (3 and 30 g/L SO4) were carried out to study changes in the C-A-S-H nanostructure during sulfate attack on concrete.

11 Jun 19
New coating could have big implications for lithium batteries

A new coating developed by the Argonne National Laboratory provides extra layer of protection for battery cathodes.

10 Jun 19
New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency

A slippery surface for liquids with very low surface tension promotes droplet formation, facilitating heat transfer.

7 Jun 19
Mussel-inspired coatings with tunable wettability for enhanced antibacterial efficiency

Scientists report an in-depth study on the effect of extreme wettability on the antibacterial efficiency of a silver nanoparticles (AgNPs)-based coating.

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