Australian companies identify new, fantastic plastic areas for graphene

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Australian companies identify new, fantastic plastic areas for graphene

Article in Manufacturers Monthly by Brent Balinski

duromer-300x188“After nearly two years of exploration, two Australian companies have signed an agreement to take the “wonder material” graphene into its next commercial domain: in anti-static and static-dispersive polymers.”

“Yesterday graphene technology business Imagine Intelligent Materials and engineering plastics specialist Duromer Group announced an MoU to develop commercial applications that use graphene’s unique properties.”

“Imagine IM has recently successfully completed field trials for graphene coatings, used to detect leaks, on  Geofabrics Australasia’s bidim nonwoven textile product. This is expected be available commercially by the year’s end.”

“The company also opened a pilot graphene plant in Geelong earlier this year, for which it won (with Austeng) an innovation prize at the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards this month.”

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2016-10-18T09:16:34+00:00 October 14th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Australian companies identify new, fantastic plastic areas for graphene