Research and Development

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Gerdau Graphene Presents Anti-Abrasive Graphene-Enhanced Paint for Architectural Use

Gerdau Graphene has unveiled a new water-based anti-abrasive graphene-enhanced paint for architectural use.

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Researchers Develop Coating Material with Self-healing Properties

A team of researchers at Mercer University discovered a polymeric material that can withstand extreme weathering conditions and is capable of self-healing.

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The Ask Joe Powder Powdcast – Episode 41

Joe Powder is back with a new episode of its powdcast: Episode 41 – Reelin’ In The Beers.

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The Ask Joe Powder Powdcast – Episode 40

Joe Powder is back with a new episode of its powdcast: Episode 40 – Dust, Brass, and Chlorine Gas.

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Researchers Develop Temporary Coating that Can Improve CWA Resistance

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department is developing a new coating that can temporarily shield tactical military equipment from chemical warfare agent (CWAs).

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Start-up Develops Laser Technology that can Enhance Product Surfaces

Dresden-based start-up Fusion Bionic, a spin-off from the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS, developed a technology which allows to incorporate nano- and microstructures into surfaces in an instant using lasers.

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European Innovation Council Funds Spartha Medical

Spartha Medical received € 2.4 million in funding from the European Innovation Council to initiate clinical evaluation of its multifunctional coating solutions.

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Researchers Developed a Lava-Like Fire Retardant Coating

A team from the University of Southern Queensland, led by Professor Pingan Song, has developed a lava-like non-toxic, fire extinguishing coating.

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NASA’s Perseverance Spotted a Purple Coating on Mars

NASA's Perseverance rover has spotted a thin, smooth, purple coating on some stones on Mars, which could hold clues to the planet’s potential for ancient life.

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Researchers Developed a Nanoscale Window Coating That Reduces Energy Costs

The nanoscale technology could elevate the thermal performance of single-pane windows to that of double-pane.

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Researchers Developed a Spray-on Coating That Could Make Solar Panels Snow-Resistant

The University of Michigan has demonstrated a clear coating that reduces snow and ice accumulation on solar panels.

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aap Launches World’s First Human Clinical Study for Antibacterial Silver Coating

aap Implantate AG announced the beginning of the human clinical study for its antibacterial silver coating technology for application on anatomical plates and screws for fracture treatment.

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Battling Myocardial Infarction with Drug-Coated Balloon Catheters

Fraunhofer researchers are developing an automated coating machine to better treat coronary heart diseases.

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British Artist Unveils the Whitest White Paint

British artist Stuart Semple has developed White 2.0, the world’s brightest white paint.

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Dörken Opens a New Microbiological Laboratory

To ensure the quality of products, materials and production environments, Dörken has implemented a new microbiological laboratory, which entered into service on September 1.

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