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With sustainability as a key driver, there is a trend towards high solids and waterborne coatings in various sectors. There is also a need to fulfill resistance towards chemicals, abrasion and UV light to maintain durability.

Recent research in field of using bio-based materials in applications such as railway vehicles are also showing promising results to effectively adapt this technology into more areas. Nano-coatings too have proved to contribute to life of the coating so their use in various future development is expected.

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May 17, 2021 | Industry News

PPG Expands Powder Coating Production Lines in China

PPG has announced the completion of a $13 million investment (approximately RMB 84 million) in its Jiading, China paint and coatings facility, including eight new powder coating production lines and...

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May 11, 2021 | Industry News

New Shark Skin-inspired Surface Coating to Cut Aircraft Emissions

Lufthansa Technik and BASF have succeeded in making the breakthrough as part of a joint project. AeroSHARK, a surface film that mimics the fine structure of a shark’s skin, is to be rolled out on...

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May 4, 2021 | Industry News

U.S. EPA Approves Kraton’s Antimicrobial Coating for Use In Airlines

Kraton Corporation announces that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has approved a public health emergency exemption under Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and...

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Apr 22, 2021 | Industry News

New WB Coating with Matt Optics Effect and Adjustable Haptics

Covestro worked with AkzoNobel to develop a new type of waterborne coating system with adjustable haptics and a matt optics effect. It simultaneously meets the high demands on the quality and...

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Apr 22, 2021 | Industry News

AI-driven Ceramic Coatings to Reduce Jet Plane CO₂ Emissions

A materials expert at the University of Nottingham has secured over £2.1m to develop new coatings for use in aerospace that could cut jet plane CO2 emissions and help spacecraft built for humans...

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Apr 15, 2021 | Industry News

Hempel Offers Antifouling Coatings for Orbital’s Tidal Energy Turbine

Hempel has provided coatings to protect the Orbital O2 tidal energy turbine – one of the world’s most powerful tidal turbines...

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Apr 15, 2021 | Industry News

New Hydrophobic Coating Finds Use in Electronics and Molecular Filters

A chemist from RUDN University together with colleagues created a new type of two-dimensional nanofilm from an organic material called calixarene. The invention can be used as a protective coating...

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Apr 13, 2021 | Industry News

NASA Tests Selective Surface Coating on Electrodynamic Dust Shield

Inside a laboratory at the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, research scientist Sarah Snyder applies a selective surface coating to an...

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Apr 8, 2021 | Industry News

AkzoNobel to Acquire Stake in Industrial Coatings Startup

Qlayers’ technology is opening up new possibilities in the application of industrial coatings, which has prompted AkzoNobel to acquire a stake in this innovative startup. Qlayers’ coating technology...

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Apr 5, 2021 | Industry News

Growing Smart Consumer Electronics Industry to Boost Optical Coating Market Demand

The global optical coating market size is expected to reach USD 31.4 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 9.2% over the forecast period, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. The...

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