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Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Applications

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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22 Jun 10
Silanes protect the roof of the Swiss Gotthard Tunnel

Impregnation helps against corrosion, so silane-active ingredients provide protection.

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Heading for new functionalities and renewable raw materials
16 Jun 10
Heading for new functionalities and renewable raw materials

Architectural coatings represent the most important technology for Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH & Co. KG. According to Managing Director Dr Dietmar Schaefer, the company will start putting a strongerfocus on functional coatings and renewable raw materials. Schaefer is convinced that the use of renewable raw materials will increase in accordance to the consumers’ demand.By Miriam von Bardeleben

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8 Jun 10
Furniture coatings: trends and challenges

There are several challenges in coating wooden substrates. As wood is a natural material, many different compositions and origins exist. Driven by legislation and furniture manufacturers, thereduction of the VOC level is another major issue. Dr. Rolf Gertzmann of Bayer MaterialScience, BU Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties, summarises current trends and challenges.

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4 Jun 10
Intumescent topcoat offers protection against fire

When fire attacks the topcoat it causes a chemical reaction which makes the topcoat expand to form a non-flammable protective layer that insulates the surface over which it has been applied.

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3 Jun 10
Effects on cathodic delamination investigated

Cathodic delamination is one of the major modes of failure for organic coatings immersed in seawater and refers to the weakening or loss of adhesion between the coating and the substrate. In a newwork, the effects of various parameters on this failure mode have been investigated.

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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
Cigarette butts prevent corrosion

According to one estimate, some 4.5 trillion cigarette butts from spent smokes make their way into the environment every year. In this study, the cigarette butts are applied as corrosion inhibitor.

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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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29 Apr 10
How rotor blades defy the forces of nature

Special epoxy resin systems and coatings make rotor blades of wind turbines resistant

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