On the left, applying epoxy and nanotube coating using a spray. On the right, an image of a nanostructure (3 x 3 µm) that has 0.2 % of nanotubes and 5 % of copolymers. (Image: UPV/EHU)

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Resin coatings are widely used in various sectors, like the aeronautical and automotive sectors, and in the structural components of aircraft and vehicles, in particular. Research by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has used carbon nanotubes to improve the properties of these coatings

(“Dispersion of carbon nanotubes in nanostructured epoxy systems for coating application”).

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