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  • 1 CATAS, Via Antica 24/3, 33048, S. Giovanni al Natisone (UD), Italy
  • | 2 Department of Chemical Sciences and Technology, University of Udine, Via del Cotonificio 108, 33100, Udine, Italy
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Abstract

In previous studies some waterborne coatings, specifically formulated for the scope of the research, were studied during an artificial weathering process by means of dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) technique. In those studies the chemical and physical parameters which mainly affect the performance of coatings and their evolution during weathering were measured. The aim was to predict the performance of coatings for exterior wood during their service life by means of accelerated artificial tests and instrumental measures. In this study four commercial products were artificially weathered following the European standard EN 927-6. The changes in the mechanical properties were measured by means of the DMA as reported in the previous studies. With this research the authors have verified the capability of this method to predict the performance in use of coatings.

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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Language English
Size A4
Year of
Foundation
1969
Volumes
per Year
4
Issues
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24
Founder Akadémiai Kiadó
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Address
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Springer Nature Switzerland AG
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ISSN 1388-6150 (Print)
ISSN 1588-2926 (Online)