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Functional Coatings by Polymer Microencapsulation
edited by Swapan Kumar Ghosh

Functional Coatings by Polymer Microencapsulation provides concise coverage of this new technology and its chemical engineering aspects. It is a solid introduction from first-hand practitioners working in industry and research institutions.

Functional Coatings by Polymer Microencapsulation covers such applications as:

  • Self-healing, anticorrosive, antisatic, anti-bacterial, fire-retardant, high-strength and conductive coatings
  • Functional coatings for all kinds of surfaces, materials and purposes
  • Biological, chemical or optical activity
  • Biocompatibility, thermal insulation, magnetic properties, and electronics


Functional Coatings and Microencapsulation: A General Perspective

  • Classification of Coating Properties
  • What are Functional Coatings
  • Types and Application of Functional Coatings
  • Microencapsulation
  • Microcapsules
  • Morphology of Microcapsules
  • Benefits of Microencapsulation
  • Microencapsulation Techniques
  • Enhancing Coating Functionalities with Microcapsules

Encapsulation Through (Mini)Emulsion Polymerization

  • The Miniemulsion Process
  • Different Polymers for the Formation of Nanocapsules in Miniemulsions
  • Nanocapsule Particles by Miniemulsion Technologies
  • Nanocapsules with Non-Radical Polymerizations in Miniemulsion

Microcapsules through Layer-by-Layer Assembly Technique

  • Responsive Multilayers on Planar Substrates
  • Microcapsules
  • Composite Polyelectrolyte/Inorganic Microcapsules

Polymer Encapsulation of Inorganic Particles

  • Background Knowledge of Heterophase Polymerization Processes
  • Inorganic Particles
  • Polymer Encapsulation of Inorganic Particles
  • Organic/Inorganic Particle Morphology
  • Properties and Applications

Microencapsulation of Liquid Active Agents

  • Microencapsulation Methods
  • Characterization of Microcapsules
  • Microcapsules with Desired Release Patterns

Core-Shell Systems Based on Intrinsically Conductive Polymers and their Coating Applications

  • Intrinsically Conducting Polymers
  • Synthesis of ICPs
  • Processing of ICPs
  • CP-Based Core-Shell Particles
  • Conductive Coatings with Core-Shell Particles
  • Applications of ICP-Based Materials

Smart Textiles Using Microencapsulation Technology

  • Why Use Microencapsulation Technology
  • reparation and Application of Microcapsules
  • Commercially Available Microcapsules
  • Application Procedures of Microcapsules on Textile Substrates
  • Smart End-Uses of Microencapsulated Textile Substrates
  • New Developments and Future Perspectives: Smart Coatings

Encapsulations Through the Sol-Gel Technique and their Applications in Functional Coatings

  • An Outlook on Coatings and Paints
  • Rationale for the Use of Sol-Gel Chemistries
  • Historical Evaluation of Sol-Gel Encapsulation
  • Sol-Gel Chemistries

Electrolytic Co-Deposition of Polymer-Encapsulated (Microencapsulated) Particles

  • The Preparation of Microcapsules
  • Description and Different Parameters for Electrolytic Co-Deposition Techniques
  • The Electrodeposition Mechanism of Composite Plating Coating Containing Microcapsules
  • Properties of Microcapsules Containing Composite Coatings
  • The Controlled-Release Rule of Microcapsules in Coatings


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Functional Coatings by Polymer Microencapsulation
edited by Swapan Kumar Ghosh
2006 371 pages $174.00 + shipping
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