Establishing Quality Control Processes and Launching a Nanotechnology-Based Paint

Table of Contents

Background
Paint Manufacture Problem Involving Nanoparticles
The Solution
Summary
About Allegiance NanoSolutions

Background

Allegiance NanoSolutions applies a great amount of diligence towards helping our clients with an acute knowledge base and expertise. These qualities are what help us provide better solutions for our clients. Allegiance NanoSolutions recently had an opportunity to help out a paint company who was in dire need to launch their new product in the market.

Paint Manufacture Problem Involving Nanoparticles

The paint manufacturer was working on introducing new nanotechnology based paint in their product line. The company had problems with controlling the paint color in each batch, while using the same nanoparticles. The company sought out Allegiance NanoSolutions’ expertise to find a solution to the problem.

The Solution

The team at Allegiance analyzed the nanocomposites used in the paint samples and studied the complex reactions generated when nanocomposits were mixed with latex dispersions and additives. Various techniques along with Electron Microscopic and Spectroscopic Characterization (use testing link) were employed to understand variation in the particle size and identified possible reasons to optimize manufacturing conditions. The collaboration with the Allegiance NanoSolutions provided the paint company with precise knowledge of the physical characteristics of their product which led to timely reconsideration of its design to improve performance and process development.

Summary

The decision to seek help from Allegiance NanoSolutions for this analysis resolved the problem quickly and facilitated the market launch of their new product in time. Additionally, the Allegiance team was able to provide support during the later stages of product manufacturing to help make sure that the product characteristics complied with the standards established.

About Allegiance NanoSolutions

Allegiance NanoSolutions provides Analytical Testing & Consulting services for companies with emerging Nano and Micro technology based products. Our facilities help Start Ups, Mid Sized & Large Commercial & Industrial entities as well as Government Organizations throughout North America with Analytical Testing solutions. Allegiance NanoSolutions also supports a broad spectrum of Nanotechnology based research programs and contract manufacturing for private industry and government organizations.

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Date Added: May 13, 2011 | Updated: Jun 11, 2013
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