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  • COVID-19 Teck Resources Corning Vollebak Graphene Composites CityU Hong Kong

    Minerals and metals to heal a sick planet

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    4 was a year many will not forget, from the onset of COVID-19 in the spring, to the subsequent economic instability left in its wake. A silver lining to this challenging year, however, may be the innovations and inventions developed to combat the contagion and bring certainty back into people's lives. Turning to relatively unexplored technologies and chemistries, companies sought the natural antimicrobial powers of "medical" metals and minerals such as the natural... Full story

  • Antiviral antimicrobial graphene paints coatings GrapheneCA Covid 19

    Virus killing paint business opportunity

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    GrapheneCA is looking for entrepreneurs who want to get into the business of painting high-risk public surfaces with the New York-based company's tested and certified antibacterial and antiviral coatings. Graphene, a material made from a single layer of carbon atoms linked in a hexagonal pattern, has been hailed as miracle material for its immense strength and high conductivity. This 2D material has also been proven to upset the function of the membranes of bacteria and...

  • Graphene 2D carbon material strongest high conductivity antiviral antimicrobial

    Antimicrobial graphene paint passes test

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    New York-based graphene supplier and product manufacturer, GrapheneCA announced that primary testing has confirmed its graphene-rich antimicrobial coating formula is 99.9% effective in making surfaces bacteria proof, according to ASTM International testing protocol. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, GrapheneCA set out to develop a product that could combat the virus by making paints and varnishes for surfaces of public areas where risk of transmission is high. In...

  • Graphene coating for antibacterial paints varnishes COVID 19 viruses

    Graphene paint could slow virus spread

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 2, 2022

    The strongest and most conductive material known to man, graphene is considered a miracle material that will likely change how we construct things in the 21st century – from micro-electronics to mega-building structures. But, can this single layer of super strong carbon atoms also protect us from the spread of diseases like COVID-19? GrapheneCA, a New York-based producer of graphene and developer of technologies that use this miraculous allotrope of carbon, believes the a...

  • Graphene enhanced Directa Plus antiviral covid 19 coronavirus masks

    Graphene Plus infused masks kill COVID

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Sep 2, 2020

    Italy-based Directa Plus says the coronavirus killing properties of its graphene-enhanced COVID-19 masks have been confirmed by scientists in Rome. Already independently certified as antiviral by ISO, an international standard-setting organization based in Switzerland, a mask with the company's Graphene Plus, or G+, antiviral graphene has been on sale since June. "Most of the other masks are currently not able to inactivate the virus but they are able to just decrease the... Full story