Chemico-physical characterization and evaluation of coating properties of two commercial organosilicons

Hydrophase® and Disboxan 450®


Two commercial organosilicons, Hydrophase®, a monomeric dispersion, and Disboxan 450®, an oligomeric dispersion, were studied in pure form and applied on acrylic paint replicas. Their physico-chemical characteristics, coating properties, and interaction with acrylic paint replicas were evaluated by TG, DSC, FTIR, and contact angle measurements. Hydrophase® showed a higher interaction when used on the top of acrylic paint replicas than Disboxan 450®. No appreciable modification was detected after two years of natural ageing.

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Spepi, A., Pizzimenti, S., Duce, C. et al. Chemico-physical characterization and evaluation of coating properties of two commercial organosilicons. J Therm Anal Calorim 138, 3277–3285 (2019).

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  • Differential scanning calorimetry
  • Contact angle
  • Organosilicon coatings
  • Hydrophase®
  • Disboxan 450®
  • Acrylic paint coating interactions
  • Natural ageing