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A Self-Healing Coating with UV-Shielding Property

Electric Power Research Institute of Guangdong Power Grid, Guangzhou 510080, China
State Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China
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Coatings 2019, 9(7), 421;
Received: 22 May 2019 / Revised: 20 June 2019 / Accepted: 27 June 2019 / Published: 1 July 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Self-Healing Coatings and Films)
A self-healing coating with UV-shielding property was prepared in this paper. The self-healing property was based on the inclusion between a host (β-CD-TiO2) and a guest HEMA-Ad). After inclusion of the host and guest, the host–guest complex (HEMA-Ad/β-CD-TiO2) was polymerized with other reactive monomers (HEMA and BA) to obtain the final coating. The coating had good hydrophobicity (water contact angle >90°, moisture absorption rate <2%) and excellent UV-shielding performance (ultra-violet protect factor >90%), and could be firmly bonded to a soft substrate. In addition, the coating had good self-healing property, which means that cracks in the material can recover many times after being damaged and that the UV-shielding ability can be fully restored with the self-healing process. View Full-Text
Keywords: coating; self-healing; UV-shielding; host–guest coating; self-healing; UV-shielding; host–guest
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Peng, L.; Lin, M.; Zhang, S.; Li, L.; Fu, Q.; Hou, J. A Self-Healing Coating with UV-Shielding Property. Coatings 2019, 9, 421.

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Peng L, Lin M, Zhang S, Li L, Fu Q, Hou J. A Self-Healing Coating with UV-Shielding Property. Coatings. 2019; 9(7):421.

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Peng, Lei; Lin, Musong; Zhang, Sheng; Li, Li; Fu, Qiang; Hou, Junbo. 2019. "A Self-Healing Coating with UV-Shielding Property" Coatings 9, no. 7: 421.

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