A new type of coatings could allow scientists to create super-thin coatings without using conventional chemical processes

Scientists are trying to create a new type to make coatings that could be used to make super-small electrical capacitors.They are developing a nanoscale coating that has a higher electrical conductivity than graphene, the material that has become the basis of many modern electronics.And the researchers say their approach is scalable and inexpensive.“What we are […]

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Which architects are most popular with recruiters?

Architectural foam coatations are the latest to receive widespread attention for their ability to absorb moisture.The products have been hailed as a natural anti-dewing barrier, and a new survey found that 71 percent of recruiters in the US believe the products to be “the best protection available.” But is the foam coating the real thing?And what […]

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When to install architectural coatations

When you’re building a home, you need to ensure that your walls and floors are protected from damage, even if you don’t use coatings to keep your home neat.But what if you’re not planning to move out, or you’re just trying to add some added flair to your home?We put together a few suggestions for […]

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‘A new coat of paint can reduce the risk of mold, bacteria, fungus and other environmental issues’

It was supposed to be a simple task to design and paint the new coatings for the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture.But that task is getting more complicated by the day, as the coatings in question have to be re-purposed by scientists, contractors and researchers.“The process for making coatings has […]

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How a coating for aluminum foil protects from corrosion and the potential for rust

How does a coating protect against corrosion?A coatings is an important part of a building’s structural integrity, and its important that we know what it does and how it works.The coating process involves using an adhesive to attach the coating to a surface.After that, it is added to a solution of chemicals that allows the […]

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