Coatings for facade materials

Wood-plastic composites (WPCs) are increasingly used in exterior architectural applications. However, many contain polyethylene or polypropylene, which offer very poor paint adhesion. A process which involves flame or corona pretreatment followed by application of a waterbased solution of chemicals forming molecular brushes is shown to provide excellent adhesion.
Duration: 50:03
Speaker: Prof. Voytek S. Gutowski
Company: Csiro
Conference: European Coatings Live
Location: Hannover
Date: 24.02.2015