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Data on Organic Research Detailed by Researchers at Eastern Michigan University

04/02/2014 | 04:49pm US/Eastern

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- Research findings on Life Science Research are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting originating in Ypsilanti, Michigan, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "UV-curable polyurethane dispersions (UV-PUDs) are fast expanding commercial applications since they combine benefits of both water-borne as well as UV-curing technologies while addressing many technical, environmental and performance benefits. Varying the compositions and cross-link density of UV-PUD polymeric chain backbone can control the film properties of UV-PUDs."

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Eastern Michigan University, "There are many design restrictions posed by availability of commercial materials. In the present research work we demonstrate synthesis and application of a multi-functional acrylate polyol derived from soybean oil, as soft-segment of UV-PUDs. A series of UV-PUDs have been designed for high performance coatings that are specifically hydrophobic and oil-resistant. To this end, UV-PUDs based on acrylated soy-polyol have been further modified by siloxane and perfluoro compounds and their films with varying cross-link density have been investigated. The UVPUD films were characterized for their film properties, particle size, contact angle and solvent swelling ratio."

According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "The outcome of this study provides useful insights into design considerations for hydrophobic and oil-resistant UV-curable coatings."

For more information on this research see: UV-curable PUDs based on sustainable acrylated polyol: Study of their hydrophobic and oleophobic properties. Progress in Organic Coatings, 2014;77(3):557-567. Progress in Organic Coatings can be contacted at: Elsevier Science Sa, PO Box 564, 1001 Lausanne, Switzerland. (Elsevier - www.elsevier.com; Progress in Organic Coatings - www.elsevier.com/wps/product/cws_home/504100)

Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting S. Rengasamy, Eastern Michigan University, Coating Res Inst, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, United States (see also Life Science Research).

Keywords for this news article include: Michigan, Ypsilanti, Acrylates, United States, Acyclic Acids, Life Science Research, North and Central America

Our reports deliver fact-based news of research and discoveries from around the world. Copyright 2014, NewsRx LLC

(c) 2014 Life Science Weekly via NewsRx.com

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