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Lykidis C.,Greek National Agricultural Research Foundation | Mantanis G.,Technological Educational Institute of Athens | Adamopoulos S.,Technological Educational Institute of Athens | Kalafata K.,NanoPhos S.A. | Arabatzis I.,NanoPhos S.A.
Wood Material Science and Engineering | Year: 2013

In this work, the brown rot resistance of black pine (Pinus nigra L.) wood, pressure-treated in an autoclave with nano-sized zinc borate and zinc oxide dispersions, was investigated. The two formulations based on zinc borate have given encouraging results, indicating fungicide effects of the metal nanoparticles on Coniophora puteana. In specific, mean weight losses for P. nigra sapwood exposed to this fungus (one without and one with the addition of a binder) were negligible, that is 0.54% and 0.34%, respectively. On the contrary, the impregnation of pine wood with nano-sized zinc oxide resulted in minimal protection, i.e. 35.9% weight loss. Therefore, nano-sized zinc borate can be utilised in new formulations to impart resistance to wood against the brown rot C. puteana. © 2013 © 2013 Taylor & Francis.

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The incorporation of nanomaterials into thin films, coatings and surfaces leads to new functionalities, completely innovative characteristics and the possibility to achieve multi-functional coatings and smart coatings. The use of nanomaterials also results in performance enhancements in wear, corrosion-wear, fatigue and corrosion resistant coatings. Nanocoatings demonstrate significant enhancement in outdoor durability and vastly improved hardness and flexibility compared to traditional coatings. - Oil and gas - - Corrosion and scaling chemical inhibitors. - - Self-healing coatings. - - Smart coatings. - - Coatings for hydraulic fracturing. - Aerospace & aviation - - Shape memory coatings. - - Corrosion resistant coatings for aircraft parts. - - Thermal protection. - - Novel functional coatings for prevention of ice-accretion and insect-contamination. - Renewable energy - - Anti-fouling protective coatings for offshore marine structures. - - Anti-reflective solar module coatings. - - Ice-phobic wind turbines. - - Coatings for solar heating and cooling. - Automotive - - Anti-fogging nanocoatings and surface treatments. - - Improved mar and scratch resistance. - - Flexible glass. - - Corrosion prevention. - - Multi-functional glazing. - - Smart surfaces. - - Surface texturing technologies with enhanced gloss. - - New decorative and optical films. - - Self-healing. - Textiles & Apparel - - Sustainable coatings. - - High UV protection. - - Smart textiles. - - Electrically conductive textiles. - - Enhanced durability and protection. - - Anti-bacterial and self-cleaning. - - Water repellent while maintaining breathability.. - Medical - - Hydrophilic lubricious, hemocompatible, and drug delivery coatings. - - Anti-bacterial coatings to prevent bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation. - - Hydrophobic and super-hydrophobic coatings. - - Lubricant coatings. - - Protective implant coatings. - - High hardness coatings for medical implants. - - Infection control. - - Antimicrobial protection or biocidic activity. - Marine - - Anti-fouling and corrosion control coatings systems. - - Reduced friction coatings. - - Underwater hull coatings. - Buildings - - Thermochromic smart windows. - - Anti-reflection glazing. - - Self-cleaning surfaces. - - Passive cooling surfaces. - - Air-purifying. - Consumer electronics - - Waterproof electronic devices. - - Anti-fingerprint touchscreens. - Global market size for target markets - Addressable markets for nanocoatings, by nanocoatings type and industry - Estimated market revenues for nanocoatings to 2025 - 300 company profiles including products and target markets 1 Executive Summary 1.1 High performance coatings 1.2 Nanocoatings 1.3 Market drivers and trends 1.4 Market size and opportunity 1.5 Market and technical challenges 2 Introduction 2.1 Properties of nanomaterials 2.2 Categorization 2.3 Nanocoatings 2.4 Hydrophobic coatings and surfaces 2.5 Superhydrophobic coatings and surfaces 2.6 Oleophobic and omniphobic coatings and surfaces 6 Market Segment Analysis, By Coatings Type 6.1 Anti-Fingerprint Nanocoatings 6.2 Anti-Microbial Nanocoatings 6.3 Anti-Corrosion Nanocoatings 6.4 Abrasion & Wear-Resistant Nanocoatings 6.5 Barrier Nanocoatings 6.6 Anti-Fouling And Easy-To-Clean Nanocoatings 6.7 Self-Cleaning (Bionic) Nanocoatings 6.8 Self-Cleaning (Photocatalytic) Nanocoatings 6.9 Uv-Resistant Nanocoatings 6.10 Thermal Barrier And Flame Retardant Nanocoatings 6.11 Anti-Icing And De-Icing 6.12 Anti-Reflective Nanocoatings 6.13 Other Nanocoatings Types 7 Market Segment Analysis, By End User Market 7.1 Aerospace 7.2 Automotive 7.3 Construction, Architecture And Exterior Protection 7.4 Electronics 7.5 Household Care, Sanitary And Indoor Air Quality 7.6 Marine 7.7 Medical & Healthcare 7.8 Military And Defence 7.9 Packaging 7.10 Textiles And Apparel 7.11 Renewable Energy 7.12 Oil And Gas Exploration 7.13 Tools And Manufacturing 7.14 Anti-Counterfeiting - 3M - Abrisa Technologies - Accucoat, inc - Aculon, Inc - Acreo Engineering - ACTNano, inc - Advanced Materials-JTJ S.R.O - Advanced Silicon Group - Advenira Enterprises, Inc - Aeonclad Coatings - agPolymer S.r.l - Agienic Antimicrobials - Agion Technologies, Inc - AkzoNobel - Albert Rechtenbacher GmbH - ALD Nanosolutions, Inc - Alexium, Inc - AM Coatings - Analytical Services & Materials, Inc - Ancatt - Applied Nanocoatings, Inc - Applied Nano Surfaces - Applied Sciences, Inc - Applied Thin Films, Inc - ARA-Authentic GmbH - Asahi Glass Co., Ltd - Autonomic Materials - Aurolab - Avaluxe International GmbH - Bactiguard AB - BASF Corporation - Battelle - Beijing ChamGo Nano-Tech Co., Ltd., - Beneq OY - BigSky Technologies LLC - Biocote Ltd - Bio-Gate AG - Bioni CS GmbH - Bionic Technology Holding BV - Boral Limited - Buhler Partec - BYK-Chemie GmbH - California Nanotechnologies Corporation - Cambridge Nanotherm Limited - Cambrios Technologies Corporation - Canatu Oy - Carbodeon Ltd. 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Revel G.M.,Marche Polytechnic University | Martarelli M.,Marche Polytechnic University | Emiliani M.,Marche Polytechnic University | Gozalbo A.,Jaume I University | And 9 more authors.
Solar Energy | Year: 2014

The paper describes the methodology followed for the development of new cool products in order to widen the range of existing solutions both including coloured (even dark) materials and extending the application also to building vertical components. Cool coloured ceramic tiles and acrylic paints for façades and roof membranes have been developed and tested at lab scale. Spectral reflectance measurements have been performed demonstrating a significant improvement of reflectance in the Near InfraRed (NIR) range (up to. +0.40) while keeping dark colour and high absorbance in the visible. The development of new products has been also oriented to the improvement of durability properties, being this aspect of relevance for high reflecting materials that have to keep their cooling properties over the time. While ceramic tiles naturally offer superior resistance to outdoor ageing, a significant increase of biological growth resistance has been achieved also for roof membranes by including ZnO nanoparticles. The approach followed by the authors aimed at delivering products, that besides having higher NIR reflectance, were capable of satisfying industrial and market requirements being compatible with standard manufacturing processes and offering additional functionalities. A complementary paper will be dedicated to the extensive experimental and numerical evaluation of new materials' thermal performances. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd.

Fasaki I.,NanoPhos S.A. | Siamos K.,NanoPhos S.A. | Arin M.,Ghent University | Lommens P.,Ghent University | And 4 more authors.
Applied Catalysis A: General | Year: 2012

The use of titania photocatalytic materials in industrial applications is strongly dependent on the stability, nanoparticle size distribution, ease of deposition and cost of the relevant titania precursor solutions or suspensions. The present contribution presents the preparation of inkjet-printed titania films, derived from stable water-based suspensions. The suspensions were synthesized by applying a "top-down" synthetic strategy, namely the ultrasonication of commercially available titania powder (Evonik Aeroxide P25). Crucial parameters, such as suspension stability, energy input requirements, particle size distribution, surface characteristics, compatibility with industrially proven inkjet systems and photocatalytic performance were investigated. The developed synthetic procedure proves environmentally friendly, low cost and most suitable for large scale production of titania thin films, by inkjet printing commercially available ceramic tiles. © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Arin M.,Ghent University | Lommens P.,Ghent University | Avci N.,Ghent University | Hopkins S.C.,University of Cambridge | And 5 more authors.
Journal of the European Ceramic Society | Year: 2011

In this work, aqueous chemical solution deposition route suited for inkjet printing is used for the synthesis of photocatalytically active TiO 2 coatings. Environmentally friendly precursor solutions with electromagnetic ink-jet printing, allows cheap and simple processing of TiO 2 films on glass. The hydrolysis reaction of water sensitive titanium alkoxide (Ti-alkoxide) precursor is controlled by adding complexing agents as citric acid and triethanolamine prior to water addition, and aqueous stable solutions are achieved. The pH of the solutions is brought to neutral to guarantee flexible processing, avoid damage to substrates and equipment. Solution parameters are adapted to obtain optimal gelation conditions and good jettability. The influence of processing parameters on the phase formation and surface morphology is studied by thermogravimetric analysis and differential thermal analysis (TGA/DTA), X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM). The photocatalytic activity of the films is evaluated by the degradation of methyl orange. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd.

Van Driessche I.,Ghent University | Hopkins S.,University of Cambridge | Lommens P.,Ghent University | Granados X.,CERECO S.A. | And 8 more authors.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters | Year: 2013

The objective of this study is to develop a cost-effective and environmentally friendly synthesis using soft chemistry based on Chemical Solution Deposition (CSD) using ink-jet printing for the deposition of ceramic thin films. The main advantages are the lower investment, the faster deposition with higher yield and the processing under ambient pressure enabling a complete continuous processing. The materials chosen for this study are TiO2 for development of photocatalytic layers; Yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) is chosen as electrolyte material for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC's) and for production of Thermal Barrier Coatings (TBC's); Lanthanum-Strontium-Manganese- Oxides (LSMO) magneto-resistive systems have been developed for obtaining functional magneto-resistive patterns. Copyright © 2013 American Scientific Publishers. All rights reserved.

Papadopoulou E.,CHIMAR HELLAS S.A. | Markessini C.,CHIMAR HELLAS S.A. | Tsirogiannis P.,CHIMAR HELLAS S.A. | Arabatzis I.,NanoPhos S.A. | Kalafata K.,NanoPhos S.A.
Forest Products Journal | Year: 2015

Responding to the market trends, CHIMAR HELLAS S.A., a Greek SME company serving the wood-based panels' industry, has developed resins and impregnation syrups that offer improved water and oil repellency properties to wood-based panels. For this achievement, CHIMAR HELLAS S.A., has been cooperated with the pioneering nanotechnology company NanoPhos S.A., located in Lavrio, Greece. NanoPhos developed nanomaterials tailor made for CHIMAR products, while CHIMAR modified the synthesis process of its resins and syrups in order to fit with the special properties of the NanoPhos products. CHIMAR has used the nanomaterials as additives in the glue mixture of Urea-Formaldehyde (UF) resin suitable for the manufacturing of particleboards, as covering materials of particleboards and as additives in Melamine - Formaldehyde (MF) impregnation syrups for lamination papers. Tests have been carried out both at lab and industrial scale and the results show that the nanoadditive enhanced CHIMAR products can offer wood-based panels with improved oil and water repellency surfaces. Such products, with new attractive and easy care properties, are expected to find high appreciation in the market. © Forest Products Society 2015.

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