Wageningen University & Research and IPSS Engineering have signed a long-term cooperation agreement for the further development, optimization and commercialization of the new anti-solvent crystallization technology ProKris.
The latest statistics from the British Coatings Federation (BCF) show subdued confidence in the UK coatings industry with companies taking a more pessimistic view on the outlook for paints, coatings and printing inks sales in the remainder of 2017.
A new survey from SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) highlights aerospace specifications and prime’s requirements as the main barriers to the phase-out of cadmium in the U.S. aerospace industry, and suggests more clarity on the topic is still needed.
Airplanes, electronics and solar cells are all in demand, but the materials holding these items together — epoxy thermosets — are not environmentally friendly. Now, a group reports in ACS’ journal Macromolecules that they have created a plant-based thermoset that could make devices “greener.”
Researchers at The University of Manchester in collaboration with Central South University, China, have created a new kind of ceramic coating that could revolutionize hypersonic travel for air, space and defense purposes.
The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) is reporting that the Standing Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development tabled a report in Canada’s House of Commons to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA, 1999).
Our September issue features technology on recycled content- based polyols that impart critical paint performance properties, low-VOC benzoate coalescents for increased hardness of waterborne architectural coatings, a new plasticizer for soft PVC coatings, and more.