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Webinar

Modular Sol-Gel-Technology for Functional Coatings

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Sol-gel materials include a wide range of inorganic and hybrid organic/inorganic compounds which are prepared by a common synthesis method described by sol-gel-technology. They are made from metal alkoxide precursors that undergo transformation from singular molecules through sols, which progress to gels and then to strong solid materials.

Since the precursors are liquid in nature, sol-gels are ideal materials to be used in coatings for standard, and especially complex shapes. An essential element of the sol-gel process is the hydrolysis and consequent polymerization of the metal-oxide backbone, which is of key importance to form coatings.

In fact, due to the large versatility in choice of precursors, sol-gel-technology may be utilized to formulate coatings with specific functionalities such as easy-to-clean, superhydrophobic, superhydrophilic or self-cleaning; either as stand-alone attributes, or as combinations.


Arno Schut Presented By:
Arno Schut

Length: 30 min

Why should you view this webinar?

To learn about how sol-gel-technology may help in creating functional coatings.

Who should view this webinar?

  • Coating Formulators
  • Chemists
  • R&D Managers
  • Technical Managers

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Presenter(s)

Arno Schut Innovation Manager - Axcentive

Arno Schut Arno joined Axcentive as Innovation manager in 2012 after having served various technical, sales and marketing roles in the coating industry. Together with the Axcentive team, he has developed the EXOCOAT® range of products, based organometallic chemistry. In cooperation with customers and expertised labs, he plays a key role in the innovation and commercialization of materials for smart and functional coatings.

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