Recent News

Researchers Discover Use for Tannic Acid in Adhesives and Coatings

8/7/2019 6:00 AM

High-Temperature Coating Resists Corrosion at Saudi Refinery

8/6/2019 6:00 AM

The Heat-Flex Hi-Temp 1200 coating will protect against corrosion and high heat for oil and gas bulk valves at Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura refinery. Photo courtesy of Sherwin-Williams.

U.S. Naval Research Develops Safer Topcoat for Aircraft

8/5/2019 6:00 AM

The Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper helicopter was recently painted with a 1K camouflage gray polysiloxane topcoat on the exterior. Photo by Victor Chen, NRL.

New Coating Developed for Lithium Battery Cathodes

8/2/2019 6:00 AM

Argonne scientists developed a new coating, shown in blue, for battery cathodes to boost the electronic and ionic conductivity of a battery while improving its safety and cycling performance. Image by Argonne National Laboratory.

U.S. Water Group Launches New Digital Platform for Treatment

8/1/2019 6:00 AM

The new Lumyn digital platform is designed to unify treatment applications with proactive water system management. Image courtesy of U.S. Water.

Coatings Leader Acquires U.S. Specialty Surface Materials Company

7/31/2019 6:00 AM

Australian Researchers Design Bridge Using Reinforced Concrete

7/30/2019 6:00 AM

Inspection Standards Manager Earns ASTM Lifetime Achievement Award

7/29/2019 6:00 AM

John Fletcher receives his award from Synthia Gosselin, chair of the ASTM DO1 committee, and Taco van der Maten, chair of ASTM’s Board of Directors. Photo courtesy of Elcometer.

State Legislature Approves PaintCare Program

7/26/2019 6:00 AM

The New York State Assembly recently passed Assembly Bill A6373, which establishes the PaintCare program in the state. Photo courtesy of the American Coatings Association.

Protective Coatings Manufacturer Opens New Headquarters for Asia

7/25/2019 6:00 AM

The new campus headquarters building in Shanghai, China. Photo courtesy of The Sherwin-Williams Company.

American Welding Society to Honor Motiva’s Perdomo

7/24/2019 6:00 AM

Corrosion Protection Group Earns Second U.S. Exports Award

7/23/2019 6:00 AM

From left to right, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross; Sauereisen President Eric Sauereisen; and U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert B. Kaplan. Photo courtesy of Sauereisen.

Researchers Seek to Replicate Wet Adhesion Properties Found in Nature

7/22/2019 6:00 AM

Specialty Chemicals Company Expands Fumed Silica Capacity

7/22/2019 6:00 AM

Lithium-Ion Battery Study Investigates Battery Electrode Failure

7/19/2019 6:00 AM

Lithium-Ion Battery Study Investigates Battery Electrode Failure