NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (IJCT) >
IJCT Vol.12 [2005] >
IJCT Vol.12(2) [March 2005] >


Title: High performance paints from a sustainable resource
Authors: Ahmad, Sharif
Ashraf, S M
Kumar, S
Alam, Manawwer
Hasnat, Abul
Keywords: Paint
linseed oil epoxy
poly(methyl methacrylate)
poly(styrene)
Issue Date: Mar-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeC09D 163/00
Abstract: Epoxy based paints are widely formulated from diglycedyl ether of bisphenol-A (DGEBA). They are foremost anticorrosive industrial paints but show poor outdoor weatherability, low resistance to acids and are susceptible to chalking. In view of the fast depleting stocks of petroleum, DGEBA, one of the petroleum-derived chemicals in paints can be partially or fully replaced by a vegetable oil epoxy, which is a sustainable based resource material. Attempts to obtain usable paints from pure vegetable oil epoxy like epoxidised linseed oil (LOE), by authors have been unsuccessful as it does not form rigid film. To overcome this problem, the oil epoxy was blended with hard polymers like polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) and polystyrene (PS), with a low weight percentage to obtain LOE based compatible blend paints. Such a low quantity of PMMA and PS were found to yield fast setting paint films of good physico-mechanical and anticorrosive characteristics. It was observed that LOE-PMMA-MF paint showed improved performance than DGEBA-Polyamide (PA) paint except against alkali.
Page(s): 193-197
ISSN: 0975-0991 (Online); 0971-457X (Print)
Source:IJCT Vol.12(2) [March 2005]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJCT 12(2) 193-197.pdf115.71 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 774 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 513067 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 21-Apr-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in