This work explores the use of composite nanotechnology for thin coatings on various substrates. It compiles recent advances in nanocomposite coatings for experienced researchers and provides background information for those new to the field. The book not only explains the synthesis of bulk nanocomposite materials, it describes their application in areas such as the automotive and packaging industries. It explains how nanocomposite coatings provide a gas barrier to the substrate foil or laminate and how the coatings are used to provide properties such as anti-scratch and anti-corrosion.
Table of Contents
Silver–Polysaccharide Nanocomposite Antimicrobial Coatings, Andrea Travan, Eleonora Marsich, Ivan Donati, Massimiliano Borgogna, and Sergio Paoletti
Polymer Nanocomposite Coatings: Effect of Crosslinkers and Fillers on the Microstructure and Gas Permeation, Vikas Mittal
Carbon Nanotubes–Polytetrafluoroethylene Nanocomposite Coatings, Natthakan Rungraeng and Soojin Jun
Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Coatings with Enhanced Scratch Resistance Properties Obtained by the Sol–Gel Process, Massimo Messori and Marco Sangermano
Chitosan–Magnesium Aluminum Silicate Nanocomposite Coatings, Thaned Pongjanyakul
View from Inside to the Surface of Nanocomposite Coatings, Milena Špírková and Jiří Brus
Properties of Nanocomposite Hard Coatings on Polycarbonate, Raghavan Subasri
UV-Cured Polymer: Boehmite Nanocomposite Coatings, Carola Esposito Corcione and Mariaenrica Frigione
Protective Coatings Based on Silsesquioxane Nanocomposite Materials, Bogdana Simionescu, Irina-Elena Bordianu, Magdalena Aflori, Florica Doroftei, Corneliu Cotofana, and Mihaela Olaru
POSS-Containing Nanocomposite Polymer Coatings, Yasmin Farhatnia, Aaron Tan, and Alexander M. Seifalian
Nanocomposite PPy Coatings for Al Alloys Corrosion Protection, Kirill L. Levine
Ultrasound-Assisted Synthesis and Its Effect on the Properties of CaCO3–Polymer Nanocomposites, Bharat A. Bhanvase and Shirish H. Sonawane
"The book describes the polymer nanocomposite coatings methodology, which is used in many commercially important fields like biomedical, automotive, packaging etc. Moreover, efforts have been made to provide a broader reach with discussions devoted to the controversial issue of the regulation of harmful effects (toxicity) of some coating substances especially in the biomedical and food industry. The book has balanced content, gathering together the most relevant information regarding numerous industrial coatings systems including silver-polysaccharide, carbon nanotubes-polytetrafluoroethylene, chitosan-magnesium aluminum silicate nanocomposites etc., provided by the various academic experts. The text also includes comprehensive overview of the various processing/polymerization methods and characterization possibilities in the field of polymer nanocomposite coatings, and thus acts as a valuable reference text providing up-to-date learning and research advances for beginners as well as experts in the area."
—Nadejda Matsko, Graz Centre for Electron Microscopy