Surface Treatment 101


How the Louvre Abu Dhabi is coated

The Louvre Abu Dhabi attracts millions of visitors every year. Located on Sa'diyyat Island, its building is considered a unique piece of architecture. This article explores how the Abu Dhabi museum of art and civilisation was built and painted.

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How to paint a space rover

In this article, we take a closer look at the characteristics of paints for space applications and at how they are applied, taking as an example the paintwork of Perseverance, the space rover of NASA's Mars 2020 mission.

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How do you paint an aircraft?

Painting an aircraft is a very complex process that requires up to two weeks of work and, sometimes, over one thousand litres of paint. Coatings are certainly important to improve aesthetics, but their main role is actually to protect the aeroplane against corrosion while improving its aerodynamic properties. 

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