World’s whitest paint now thinner than ever, ideal for vehicles

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Good news! A new way to beat the heat is soon to be commercialised. Purdue University researchers have created the world’s whitest paint, which keeps surfaces cooler and reduces the need for air conditioning. To make it ideal for vehicles, they used a new formula that’s more effective at bouncing back solar radiation. This paint reflects 97.9% of sunlight, whereas regular white paint only has an average of 80% solar reflectance. Get ready for some bright white cars! Read full article here

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