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Smart Coatings

Today's coatings are becoming smarter day by day. They hold answers to some of unmet demands in different markets like automotive, industrial, marine, aerospace... And, it is well supported by intense development of smart additives and new formulation methods.

Explore how advancements in coatings technologies (self-healing, super-hydrophobic / omniphobic, self-cleaning, antimicrobial…) & new research capabilities are contributing to the rapid growth of ‘smart’ world.

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May 21, 2020 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Nano-based Surface Coating to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

BGU researchers have developed novel surface coatings that will have a long-term effect and contain nanoparticles of safe metal ions and polymers with anti-viral and anti-microbial activity...

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May 14, 2020 | Industry News

Desert Beetle-inspired Superamphiphobic Paint Can Extract Water from Air

A team led by Youfa Zhang of Southeast University, China, has discovered they can create a simple paint that mimics the way a beetle's skin both attracts water and then repels it towards its mouth –...

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May 6, 2020 | Product News

Nouryon Launches Cool Roof Coatings with Improved Self-cleaning Properties

Nouryon has launched a new solution for the building and construction market that boosts the effectiveness of energy-saving “cool roof” coatings by improving their ability to reflect light and...

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Apr 30, 2020 | Industry News

DST Supports Production of Antiviral Nano-coatings for Masks and Respirator

DST has approved support for upscaling an antiviral nano-coatings developed by Professor Ashwini Kumar Agrawal of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi for use as appropriate material for producing...

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Apr 23, 2020 | Industry News

New Superhydrophobic Antimicrobial Coating for Food-contact Surfaces

Researchers at Texas A&M University have created a coating that can be applied to food-contact surfaces, like conveyor belts, rollers and collection buckets to prevent cross-contamination between...

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Apr 16, 2020 | Industry News

Self-disinfecting Coating Applied on Lift Buttons to Reduce COVID-19 Spread

Changi Airport Group’s (CAG) philanthropic arm, Changi Foundation has applied sdst, a self-disinfecting coating on frequently touched surfaces in Changi Airport. Eco-friendly and safe, the coating...

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Apr 14, 2020 | Industry News

New Eco-friendly Way to Develop Graphene Dispersions for Inks and Coatings

Umeå researchers has shown how activated graphene, activated carbon and other hydrophobic carbon species can be dissolved in water in the form of micrometer-sized particles. The most important agent...

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Apr 9, 2020 | Industry News

Researchers to Create Nano-based Protective Coating to Kill COVID-19

Scientists from two disciplines join forces to help healthcare providers protect themselves from COVID-19. UCF researchers are working to create a protective coating that would include a novel mask...

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Apr 2, 2020 | Industry News

New Self-sanitizing Surface Coating to Tackle Hospital-acquired Infections

New self-sanitizing surface coating developed by PhD student Michael Lucas will help to address infection control in hospitals, food processing plants and public transport surfaces. The most...

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Apr 2, 2020 | Industry News

Researcher Uses Hydrophobic Coating to Improve Surgical Masks’ Protection

Curran, a professor of physics at the University of Houston has used a hydrophobic coating to improve the ability of surgical masks to protect against transmission of the virus. Curran has announced...

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