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Issue 35, 2015
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Healing damaged coatings using friction-sensitive hybrid microcapsules

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Abstract

A new healing surface coating technology based on the incorporation of hybrid melamine-formaldehyde–polyurethane (MF/PU) microcapsules which contain a healing mixture, into standard polyurethane surface coatings, is described. Microcapsules release the healing mixture upon surface scratching after mechanical damage.

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The article was received on 08 Jun 2015, accepted on 05 Aug 2015 and first published on 05 Aug 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5TA04147C
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Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015,3, 17966-17970

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    Healing damaged coatings using friction-sensitive hybrid microcapsules

    S. García-Jimeno, M. Cano-Sarabia, N. Mejias, V. Navarro, A. B. Frances and D. Maspoch, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 17966
    DOI: 10.1039/C5TA04147C

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