Tag: coatings

UMR researchers develop environmentally friendly coatings for military applications

Posted by on July 31, 2006

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla are helping to develop a two-layer, chromate-free coating system to protect military equipment, especially aircraft, from corrosion. The two layers consist of a non-chromate conversion coating and self-priming ultra-violet light materials.

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UMR researchers to study diamond coating process in $3 million project

Posted by on April 14, 2005

A joint team from the University of Missouri-Rolla and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will receive $3 million over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Defense to investigate the science behind a diamond coating technique.

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James O. Stoffer receives Coatings Institute award

Posted by on May 6, 2004

Dr. James O. Stoffer, a UMR professor emeritus of chemistry whose research includes finding a more environmentally friendly replacement for chrome in aircraft coatings, recently received the UMR Coatings Institute Distinguished Scientist Award for his contributions to advance research and education in the coatings field.

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