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Plastic coatings are a large and growing market which include automotive interior and exterior, resilient flooring and stamping foils, plastic signs and sheeting, office equipment & much more. Plastics are coated to provide specific appearance and protection to the substrate. The main challenge to coat plastic substrate is to choose the right resin in order to obtain the perfect adhesion to the substrate. Plastic substrates are thermosets which require adhesion promoters or even pretreatment before being coated.

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Mar 10, 2017 | Industry News

Teijin Develops Hard-coating Technology for Automotive Windows

Teijin has developed a new hard-coating technology that can be applied evenly on automotive windows. It doubles the weather resistance of conventional plastics glazing and helps in achieving...

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Nov 29, 2016 | Industry News

Global Plastic Coating Market to Reach USD 7.74 Billion by 2021: Zion Research

The plastic coating market to reach USD 7.74 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.48% between 2016 and 2021. The plastic coating provides the metals with thick, wear-resistant...

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Oct 7, 2016 | Industry News

Antireflective Coating to Reduce Stray Light and Reflections, on Display at K 2016

Fraunhofer researchers will exhibit a new type of antireflective coating that significantly reduces stray light and reflections from plastic lenses. It improves the performance of automotive...

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Jun 16, 2016 | Industry News

PPG Opens Coatings Center of Excellence in China

PPG held a ceremony marking the completion of a new coatings center of excellence in China. The new coatings center offers development and process capabilities to help customers that manufacture...

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Mar 9, 2016 | Industry News

MIT Researchers Develop Lightweight Solar Cells with the Help of Parylene Coating

Researchers at MIT demonstrated a technology to develop lightest solar cells ever produced. The team used a common polymer called parylene as both the substrate and the overcoating. It is the...

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Mar 2, 2017 | Industry News

Siegwerk Expands UV Inks & Varnishes Portfolio with Plastic Packaging Business Acquisition

Siegwerk has signed a contract to purchase the business unit “Plastic Tubes and Laminates” from SCHEKOLIN AG. With the acquisition, Siegwerk broadens its portfolio of specialty UV varnishes suitable...

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Oct 25, 2016 | Industry News

Novel Antibiotic-releasing Nanofiber Coating to Prevent Infections in Artificial Joints

A novel coating made with antibiotic-releasing nanofibers has the potential to better prevent some serious bacterial infections related to total joint replacement surgery. The technology will have...

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Jun 29, 2016 | Industry News

Scientists Develop Coating Technique for Plastic Bottles

Researchers at The Ohio State University have found a way to create the perfect texture inside plastic bottles to let soap products flow freely. Researchers came up with a method to spray-coat...

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Jun 7, 2016 | Industry News

BASF Increases Production Capacities for Laromer® UV/EB Acrylates at its Ludwigshafen site

BASF is extending its existing production facilities for Laromer® UV/EB acrylates. Customers use Laromer® resins as binders to formulate coatings for furniture and flooring, inks and overprint...

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Mar 4, 2016 | Industry News

Michelman to Exhibit its Primers, Varnishes & more at Specialty Packaging Films Asia 2016

Michelman will be presenting a variety of its flagship print receptive and functional coating technologies at Specialty Packaging Films Asia 2016 international conference. Mr. Martin Scott will be...

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