Homeowners know that the exterior paint job on their home will only last so long – about ten years or so. Then it’s time to do it all again!
But Dutch chemical and coatings company AkzoNobel has been working on the problem and they’ve come up with an innovative solution. One of the company’s product developers, Dr. Peter Greenwood, figured out that by adding colloidal silica to its paints, it would last up to 16 year – 25 percent longer than the standard product.
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