Incorporation of Graphene Oxide into Polyurethane and acrylic polymers for enhancement against hydrolytic degradation

Hae Seong Kim

Chemistry Major

To protect from corrosion and barnacles, the hull of a ship is coated with paint.  Paint coating is a crucial protection: as a result, every year tons of paint is used to cover a great surface area of a ship as well as to reinforce its coating layers.  If the durability and lifespan of paint can be improved, then it will result in greater economic, time, and labor efficiency.

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