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Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Here you will find current news on a variety of applications fields for coatings including automotive coatings, marine coatings, protectice coatings, industrial coatings as well as on decorative and architectural coatings

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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.

6 Jun 19
Developing insecticidal coatings to help preventing the spread of pests in freight transport

The Bio-Vectors project will help develop a functional coating with insecticidal and repellent properties against flies and mosquitos for cardboard containers and packaging suitable for food contact.

27 May 19
Trends and developments in glass coatings

Formulating a successful coating for glass can be quite challenging. In just a few weeks experts will give useful information to understand this topic better and get up to speed with latest developments.

7 May 19
Glass coatings: special factor geometry

Glass coatings do not enjoy the greatest attention in the coatings industry. They are omnipresent and technically highly exciting. An interview with Swarovski shows how cut crystal glass is coated and where standard coatings reach their limits.

3 May 19
New additive provides fire protection for wood

Empa specialists have developed a new flame retardant for wood and wood-based materials. The colourless additive can easily be mixed with coatings and cellulose materials.

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28 Mar 19
Corrosion inhibition of mild steel

A new work aimed to develop a novel coating based on Chitosan Titanium dioxide (CS/TiO2) nanocomposite to evaluate its corrosion inhibition effect on mild steel.

26 Mar 19
Biofouling mitigation of bilayer polysulfone membrane

In a current work, polysulfone (PSf) membrane was modified using polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) layer and zinc oxide-polyrhodanine (ZnO-PRh) couple nanoparticles.

22 Mar 19
Chloride migration test for UHPC and UHPFRC

Scientists recently developed a modified, accelerated chloride migration test for UHPC and UHPFRC with PVA and steel fibers.

20 Mar 19
Anticorrosive behavior of calcium carbonate in alkyd-based paints

The scope of a current work is to study the effect of calcium carbonate developed from different sources (e.g. natural calcite, marble and egg shell wastes) on the corrosion protection performance of anticorrosive coatings.

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