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Discover Smart Coatings and Smart Opportunities in Antimicrobial, Automotive, and Construction Applications

Published on 2007-12-07. Author : SpecialChem

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of "Smart Coatings and Smart Opportunities in Antimicrobial, Automotive, and Construction Applications" to their offering.

Smart coatings offer opportunities for advanced functional performance of existing products far beyond conventional coatings. They cover a broad range of applications, including construction and architecture, automotive, and medical uses. After giving an overview of many smart coatings uses, this report discusses the following applications in further detail:

  • Antimicrobial coatings (focusing on athletics and HVAC)
  • Cool paint (in the automotive industry)
  • Smart glass (primarily in architecture and construction)
  • Netzeroenergy homes (integrating various smart coatings and looking at concepts of the future)

Why Buy this Report?

Smart coatings are generating great interest because of the way they can enhance product performance, add value to conventional coatings, and offer new opportunities. The smart coatings that help save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions are very timely, as are the antimicrobial coatings that kill bacteria upon contact.

This report summarizes some of the latest developments in the field and examines the unique properties and applications for smart coatings. It provides a qualitative overview of the smart coatings market, the most important issues to consider, and the significant factors in supply and demand within the competitive landscape. The report also provides the viewpoint and recommendations of experts and:

  • Explains the competitive advantage of these cuttingedge technologies
  • Identifies and explains the key drivers of demand that affect the market for smart coatings
  • Offers tactical advice and keys to success

Companies Mentioned:

  • SportCoating
  • Coating Specialist Group
  • HaddadWylie
  • Innovative Glass
  • Research Frontiers Inc.
  • Sustainable Building Technologies
  • The NetZeroEnergy Home Coalition (NZEH)
  • Ferro Corporation
  • Nanovations Pty. Ltd.

Source: Research and Markets

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