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Modified Graphene Nanoribbon Deicing Film Allows Passage of Radio Frequencies

Modified Graphene Nanoribbon Deicing Film Allows Passage of Radio Frequencies

Scientists at Rice University lab have modified graphene nanoribbon deicing film designed for radar domes to now suit applications on glass. This technology may help keep glass surfaces of automobile windshields, large buildings and other similar applications, free from ice formation, while remaining transparent to radio frequencies. [More]
Converting Industrial Waste into Nanostructured Aircraft Turbine Coatings

Converting Industrial Waste into Nanostructured Aircraft Turbine Coatings

Researchers at the Center for Research in Advanced Materials (Cimav) in Moneterrey have developed a nanostructured coating for aircraft turbines which can withstand temperatures greater than 1000°C. [More]

Waterborne Polyurethane Coatings Match Performance of Solventborne Coatings in Metal Applications

Tighter government regulations and heightened consumer awareness have led to demand for increased use of waterborne paints and coatings. Today’s waterborne polyurethane coatings can be formulated to exhibit prop... [More]
Coated Fabrics Manufacturers, Uretek Archer, to be Acquired by Trelleborg

Coated Fabrics Manufacturers, Uretek Archer, to be Acquired by Trelleborg

Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Coated Systems, signed an agreement to acquire the assets and businesses from the U.S. based privately owned Uretek Archer LLC Group comprising Uretek LLC and Archer Rubber Company LLC. Completion of the transaction is subject to the approval of the relevant authorities. [More]

Hardide-T Coating Plays Major Role in Improvement of Trunnion-Mounted Ball Valves

The valve manufacturer has developed its own range of ‘Phase’ trunnion-mounted ball valves for the UK energy sector, and the use of the Hardide-T coating has significantly improved the valves’ performance. [More]
BASF Inaugurates New Automotive Coatings Plant in China

BASF Inaugurates New Automotive Coatings Plant in China

BASF Shanghai Coatings Co., Ltd. today inaugurated its new automotive coatings plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai, China. [More]
ACCCSA 2014: Michelman to Showcase HydraBan 430 Water Resistant Coating for Paper and Corrugated

ACCCSA 2014: Michelman to Showcase HydraBan 430 Water Resistant Coating for Paper and Corrugated

Michelman will introduce HydraBan® 430, a highly water resistant coating for paper and corrugated in Booth #15 at the ACCCSA 2014 convention being held July 27-30, 2014 in Cartagena, Colombia. [More]
Global Industry Analysis Report on Protective Coatings Market

Global Industry Analysis Report on Protective Coatings Market

The report "Protective Coatings Market by Resin Type (Alkyd, Acrylic, Epoxy, Polyurethane, Polyester & Others), by Technology (Solvent Borne, Water Borne, Powder & Others) & by Application (Construction, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Aerospace, Product Finishes & Others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global protective coatings market with analysis and forecasting of volume consumed and value generated. [More]
Dampney Releases Heat-Resistant White Paint that is Non-Yellowing at Elevated Temperatures

Dampney Releases Heat-Resistant White Paint that is Non-Yellowing at Elevated Temperatures

Dampney Company, Inc. has introduced a new, ready to use heat-resistant white paint that is non-yellowing at elevated temperatures for a wide range of coating applications. [More]
BASF Automotive Refinish to Exhibit at 2014 NACE / CARS Expo

BASF Automotive Refinish to Exhibit at 2014 NACE / CARS Expo

BASF Automotive Refinish will exhibit and present its latest products and processes at the 2014 International Autobody Congress and Exposition Expo & Conference (NACE / CARS) – the largest North American conference and exhibition dedicated to the auto collision and service repair industries – from July 30 through August 2 at Cobo Center in Detroit. [More]