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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Thomas Swan accelerates graphene supply plans

  • Written by Thomas Swan press release

Company brings forward timing of graphene scale-up.

Today, Thomas Swan announced plans to bring forward the scale-up of their Elicarb® Graphene products. Originally scheduled for year-end 2014, the first integrated kg/day process will now be completed by September 2014. Due to the excellent progress made in process development and the high level of commercial interest in graphene products the change in schedule was recently approved by the Thomas Swan board.“Reliability and quality in carbon nanomaterials” – existing carbon nanotube plant at Thomas Swan, Consett.

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Graphene exports begin from UK supplier

  • Written by Thomas Swan press release

Thomas Swan delivers first consignments of ‘wonder material’.

There has been a lot of interest surrounding graphene over the past few months with high profile stock market flotations and then the news from Trinity College Dublin that graphene can be manufactured in a kitchen blender – work sponsored by and licensed to Thomas Swan.Typical batch of Elicarb® Graphene Powder

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" SABIC collaborates with Cima NanoTech on breakthrough technology: industry-first transparent conductive polycarbonate film

  • Written by SABIC press release

With smart materials being one of the fastest growing areas of materials technology, SABIC and Cima NanoTech, a Singapore and US-based company, have announced the joint development of a plastics industry first: a transparent conductive polycarbonate film that has the potential to revolutionize the materials used in consumer electronics, household goods, automotive, architecture and healthcare.Cima NanoTech’s proprietary SANTE nanoparticle conductive network as seen under a microscope.

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Shorts That Never Get Wet?

  • Written by Frank Anthony press release

Frank Anthony presents the launch of superhydrophobic nanotechnology mens swimwear.Scientists have come up with Hydrophobic nanotech swim trunks that repel water.

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" IBN’s Nanogel Heals Burn Wounds Faster

  • Written by A*STAR

Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have developed a nanogel that can accelerate the healing of burn wounds to minimize the risk of infection and scarring. The technology is based on IBN’s proprietary self-assembling ultrashort peptide technology, which are short sequences of amino acids.The IBN nanogel may be commercialized as a membrane patch for faster healing of burn wounds.

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