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Chemical grafting improves adhesion of coatings on facade materials

By Voytek Gutowski, Sheng Li, Blair Kuys, Con Filippou and Lee Russell


Wood-plastic omposites (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 molecuar brushes is shown to provide excellent adhesion

Publisher: Vincentz Verlag
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:vtl.cc.swin.edu.au:swin:49549
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