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Monday, 26 August 2019
Technologies

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

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13 Apr 10
Plasma nano-coating for solar industry tested

The new plasma process reduces the surface energy of a material, so that when liquids come into contact with it, they form beads and simply roll off. When applied to solar cells, this technology canprevent water, frost and dirt from forming on the surface.

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9 Apr 10
Superhydrophobic coating developed

A facile approach is proposed to fabricate a lotus leaf effect superhydrophobic coating constructed from calcium hydroxide microcapsules with a porous polymer shell.

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Multi-level protection by smart nanocontainers
6 Apr 10
Multi-level protection by smart nanocontainers

MUST is the abbreviation for "Mult-Level Protection of Materials for Vehicles by "Smart” Nanocontainers”. Dr. Mikhail Zheludkevich, Centre for Research in Ceramics and Composite Materials atthe University of Aveiro, explains the approach of this EU funded project and summarises what has been achieved so far.

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1 Apr 10
Waterbornes show high weathering resistance

The growing enthusiasm for waterborne gloss coatings can be attributed in large measure to advances in performance. Due to the trend away from emission-producing solventbornes please read here aboutlatest test results of the alternative waterbased paints.

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UV curing for indirect food contact
15 Mar 10
UV curing for indirect food contact

UV curing is a suitable technology for indirect food contact, Dr. Katia Studer, Technical Manager Curing Technologies at Ciba now part of BASF, emphasises. New photoinitiator developments aresupposed to broaden the operating window for the converter and the printer.

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Understanding Easy-to-clean coatings
 
Understanding smart coatings
10 Mar 10
Understanding smart coatings

Jamil Baghdachi, Eastern Michigan University gives an outlook what attendees can expect from the pre-conference tutorial on smart coatings at the American Coatings Conference. Self-healing will be anissue as well as thermochromic and self-cleaning coatings.

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5 Mar 10
Nano photocatalysts offer self cleaning solutions

The performance of new photocatalysts opens a whole range of new applications and products due to anti-bacterial and anti-UV protections.

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2 Mar 10
Functionalisation of Gold and Titanium oxide surfaces is now flexible

A novel approach is developed to address the requirement of multiple stamps and inks for microcontact printing onto different substrate surfaces.

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Potential for multifunctional coatings
18 Feb 10
Potential for multifunctional coatings

Interest in multifunctional paints and coatings is constantly increasing. The market potential for these coatings is expected to further grow in the future. Dr. Volkmar Stenzel, Fraunhofer IFAM,explains what functions are currently demanded. Further he speaks about the existing possibilities and the technical approaches to fulfill these functions.

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