Skip to Content
Find More Like This
Return to Search

THERMALLY INSULATING PRIMER PAINT FILLED WITH MICROSPHERES

United States Patent Application

20120121888
A1
View the Complete Application at the US Patent & Trademark Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Visit the Partnerships Directorate Website
A thermally insulating paint composition including carbon microspheres having an average diameter in the range of 1 to 100 .mu.m. The paint composition including the carbon microspheres can be applied as a primer coating to substrates such a metal, and can be covered with a finish coat of a second paint. The paint system including the microsphere-filled primer can lower interior temperatures when applied to vehicles or structures.
Klett, James William (Knoxville, TN), Lowden, Nicholas A. (Oak Ridge, TN), Walls, Claudia Alexandra (Oliver Springs, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge TN)
12/ 945,413
November 12, 2010
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0001] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.