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Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
27 Nov
Coatings for Renewables – Protecting the Assets
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Coatings for Renewables – Protecting the Assets

Man climbing on wind turbine offshore - Learn about coatings for sustainable resources
With all the talk about sustainability and renewable resources, one thing that gets overlooked is the assets themselves. Not as in what is a wind turbine, geothermal, or a solar panel or a nuclear power plant or even tidal power. … Continued

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13 Nov
Achieving Superior Adhesion of Coatings
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Achieving Superior Adhesion of Coatings


Introduction The single most important requirement for most coatings is that the system adheres strongly to the substrate after film formation has completed. Adhesion is defined as the resistance of the coating to being removed from the substrate. Complete Wetting … Continued

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16 Oct
High Performance Pigments for Industrial Coatings
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High Performance Pigments for Industrial Coatings

colorful pipelines - Learn more about High Performance Pigments for Industrial Coatings
The earliest use of pigments actually predates human beings. Cave art from 70,000 BCE attributed to Neanderthals used natural mineral pigments as well as tree sap and blood to provide color. The Egyptians started modifying naturally occurring minerals for use … Continued

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