News - 24 Apr 2019
At CHINAPLAS 2019, BASF will introduce more than 20 innovative material solutions to help make the next generation of electric vehicles not only energy efficient but also comfortable and stylish...
News - 4 Dec 2009
A coating on windows or solar panels that repels grime and dirt? Expanded battery storage capacities for the next electric car? New Tel Aviv University research, just published in Nature...
Article - 24 May 2017
Mar can be defined as a physical damage that typically occurs within a few micrometers of the surface of the topcoats.
Article - 20 Sep 2002
Automotive manufacturers are trying to become more environmentally friendly and looking to recycle more motor vehicle parts. This article looks at recycling of lead acid batteries and polyethtylene...
News - 19 Feb 2014
Almost any product made of plastic, metal or wood is painted or coated. But colour doesn’t come cheap. The biggest polluter in a factory is the painting and surface treatment processes. By...
News - 21 May 2008
A PPG Ferrari Rosso Corsa Red finish from PPG Industries’ automotive refinish business adorns “Ferrambo,” winner of the 2008 Ridler Award, which honors the most outstanding custom...
News - 20 Mar 2007
The University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) was one of the first bodies to sign up to the Cederika project, the first of its kind – recycling applied to CDs and DVDs – throughout Spain....
News - 8 Nov 2004
The British company Eleksen has developed a technology that makes it possible to manufacture sensors and switches from textiles. This means that electronic components can be integrated into clothing...
Article - 31 May 2001
The stages in producing chrome-like finishes on plastics are described as is the devlopment of the technology. Applications in the automotive industry and domestic fittings indusrty are also examined.
Article - 12 Apr 2001
A novel coating material, "Armoloy", can be applied to materials to give them a hard, low friction and corrosion resistant surface.