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Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Raw materials

All you need to know about current trends and developments in coatings technology: new coatings binder technologies, novel coatings additives, fillers and pigments.

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18 Dec 18
Curing epoxy resin with anhydride in the presence of halloysite nanotubes

In curing epoxy resin with anhydride in the presence of halloysite nanotubes, researchers recently discovered contradictory effects of filler concentration.

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21 Nov 18
Next generation styrene-acrylic dispersions

More and more biocides are under discussion. New limits for biocides are forcing manufacturers to look for alternatives. New styrene-acrylic dispersions could be used to formulate paints with very high pH values to reduce in can fouling.

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11 Oct 18
New video about additives for UV-curing wood coatings

In the monthly webcast European Coatings Live, Selma Öru from Byk Chemie explains how novel wetting and dispersing agents can improve properties such as the gloss or color strength of radiation-curing coatings. The recording is now available in European Coatings 360°.

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8 Oct 18
"There are many new monomers that have novel structural elements"

If the coatings industry wants to become more sustainable, it must reduce its dependence on oil. But that is easier said than done. We spoke to Dr Tobias Robert from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research about challenges and chances of bio-based raw materials. 

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24 Sep 18
Stabilisation mechanism of main paint pigments

Researchers have recently been able to prove that mixed particles perform better than corresponding individual particles in the paint.

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11 Sep 18
Monitoring the curing process of fairing compounds based on epoxy resins

In a recently published paper, scientists investigated the curing process of an innovative formulation as a function of temperature and humidity.

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7 Sep 18
Halloysites and mesoporous silica as inhibitor nanocontainers for feedback active powder coatings

Scientists carried out a comparative study of the effect of inhibitor-loaded nanocontainers on corrosion protection performance of polyepoxy powder coatings employing neutral salt-spray test (5% NaCl, 35 °C).

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31 Aug 18
New video on self-healing primers to extent protection

In a recent webcast Roman Subramanyam Kasisomayajula of Autonomic Materials explained to the European Coatings community how Incorporating a self-healing additive zinc-rich primers can extend the lifetime of the protective system. The video is now available on demand in European Coatings 360°.

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20 Aug 18
Polyurethane with an ionic liquid crosslinker

A recently published investigation reports on the synthesis of a new class of ionic liquid crosslinked shape-memory polyurethane (PU-IL).

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