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Wednesday, 18 September 2019

News on coatings technologies from waterborne to nanotechnology and UV/EB. Don´t miss any trend!

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1 Jul 19
“We need to energise a consortium to use coatings to reduce atmospheric carbon”

The US company Reactive Surfaces has developed a carbon capture coating technology. We spoke with Dr Steve McDaniel about his his company’s plan to find partners for a joint effort to fight against global warming. 

1 Jul 19
Use of iodine for improving phase quantification using x-ray tomography

An actual study deals with the ability to quantify synthesised hydration products by incorporating a contrast agent to improve segmentation between the hydration products in portland cement.

27 Jun 19
Student team from Lingen receives the 2019 Altana Special Prize in chemistry for its sustainable business Idea

A student team from the Lingen Wirtschaft vocational school has been awarded the special prize in chemistry in the 2019 "Jugend gründet” (Youth Startups) competition for a sustainable business idea.

26 Jun 19
Investigation of butyl acrylate grafting using model alkyds

Researchers report that mechanisms of grafting butyl acrylate onto model alkyds were dependent on the structure of fatty acids in the model alkyds.

25 Jun 19
Self-cleaning abilities of superhydrophobic coatings using silica nanoparticles

For an actual study superhydrophobic coatings were prepared using hydrophobic silica nanoparticles. The coating on every substrate revealed self-cleaning ability.

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21 Jun 19
Additives to give a new life to plastics and textiles with coatings that are difficult to recycle

The Decoat project will allow to avoid landfilling 75% of the volume of textiles and plastics with coatings that until now were difficult to recycle – thanks to the incorporation of smart additives.

20 Jun 19
Reversible superglues inspired by snail epiphragm

Researchers have presented a snail epiphragm-inspired adhesion mechanism where a polymer gel system demonstrates superglue-like adhesion strength (up to 892 N⋅cm−2) that is also reversible.

19 Jun 19
Effect of tetraaniline nanofiber on the anticorrosion performance of waterborne epoxy coating

A recent study discusses the addition of tetraaniline based conducting nanofiber (TANF) on the anticorrosive properties of waterborne epoxy coatings on Q235 mild steel.

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.

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