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Wednesday, 01 April 2020
Science today - coatings tomorrow

Want to know what is going on in coatings relevant research all over the world? Here you find news on current fundamental research and development from international academia.

104 item(s) for Science today - coatings tomorrow
22 Feb 13
Bonding with chicken blood, lignin and sugar

The first European Coatings Conference on "Biobased adhesives” underlined the trend for the natural-based technology also in the adhesives business with interesting new developments.

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8 Feb 13
European Coatings Congress 2013 starts with a new schedule

For the first time, the European Coatings Congress starts on Monday, 18 March and ends on Tuesday afternoon, 19 March.

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5 Feb 13
Abrafati 2013: Call for papers still open

Again, the 13th edition of the most important meeting point of the Latin American coatings industry, hosted by Abrafati (Brazilian Coatings Manufacturers Association), will feature two events: the International Coatings Congress and the International Exhibition of Coatings Industry Suppliers.

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4 Feb 13
Hybrid coatings show improved properties

Brazilian researchers investigated organic-inorganic coatings based on epoxidised castor oil. The films exhibited good adhesion to the aluminum surface and showed very good anti-corrosive properties.

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15 Jan 13
Designing self-cleaning coating for monument conservation

Greek researches developed a hydrophobic hybrid semi-crystalline SiO2-TiO2 coating and investigated its application in the field of monument conservation. This transparent coating showed self-cleaning properties, without modifying the colour of the marble surface and the water vapour permeability.

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2 Jan 13
Portlandcement-alternatives fail due to their density

Until today, all attempts to reduce or partially replace burnt calcium carbonate in the production of cement have failed. The solution: A better understanding of the mechanisms at the nano level.

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6 Dec 12
Incorporating TiO2-nanoparticles in mortars

Portuguese researchers investigated the way microstructural changes affect the photocatalytic efficiency.

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5 Dec 12
Making polymeric nanoparticles stimuli-responsive

New polymeric nanoparticles can display stimuli-responsiveness on account of their incorporation of dynamic covalent bonds.

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27 Nov 12
Chinese researchers study fabrication of superhydrophobic and superparamagnetic coatings

Superhydrophobic and superparamagnetic magnetite/silica coatings were fabricated and their properties analyzed. The coatings had good superhydrophobic property in the pH range from 2 to 12.

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