Industrial & Protective Coatings

Infrared-(IR) based weaponry and surveillance systems utilizing the short-wave, mid-wave, and long-wave IR emissions produced by ambient to high-temperature surfaces are an existing and continually evolving threat to military platforms. The survivability and sustainability of aircraft, helicopters, ships, and land...

Crosslinked networks, such as two-component polyurethanes, are used for numerous commercial applications because of their unique mechanical, thermal, and hydrocarbon resistant properties. However, the covalently bonded linkages in these materials are irreversible, which renders them difficult to degrade and destroy...

According to the nonprofit Ocean Conservancy, 8 million metric tons of plastics enter the oceans each year, adding to the approximately 150 million metric tons that already present in global marine systems. Plastic has been found in more than 60%...

Insight into the state of the U.S. coatings industry is valuable for many—whether you are directly employed by paint and coatings companies or suppliers of specialty chemicals used within the industry; serve as an industry observer interested in correlating the...

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