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  • Vice President of Operations at HydroGraph Stephen Corkill.

    HydroGraph joins minds with UAE university

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Apr 16, 2024

    Company signs agreement with Khalifa University of Science and Technology to advance graphene in various sectors. What started as an explosive discovery of graphene production has led to HydroGraph Clean Power Inc.'s development of graphene-enhanced electromagnetic shielding and biomedical sensors for the early detection of cancer. Now, the innovative graphene company has signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate with Khalifa University of Science and Technology on r... Full story

  • DexMat CEO Bryan Hassin holds a roughly one-foot section of Galvorn cable.

    A low-carbon future built from thin air

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Apr 3, 2024

    Climate-tech firm Is locking up CO2 into a next-gen carbon material that outperforms energy-intensive building products. Texas-based climate-tech startup DexMat is transforming greenhouse gases into a carbon nanomaterial that is stronger than steel, lighter than aluminum, and as conductive as copper. Boasting many of the superlatives of its carbon cousin graphene, this new wonder material called Galvorn has the earmarks of a futuristic climate-saving building material that can...

  • DexMat CEO Bryan Hassin holds a roughly one-foot section of Galvorn cable.

    DOE backs Galvorn heat exchanger tech

    K. Warner, Metal Tech News|Updated Mar 6, 2024

    Aims to curb industrial heat's CO2 footprint, which is more than cars and planes combined. Climate tech company DexMat and Rice University have received $1.5 million in U.S. Department of Energy funding on a project to replace aluminum or copper fins in heat exchangers with a thermal conductivity-enhanced version of DexMat's flagship product, Galvorn – a high-performance, carbon nanomaterial that is stronger than steel, lighter than aluminum, and as conductive as copper. T... Full story

  • Rendering of molecules floating in outer space.

    Graphene is abundant and useful in space

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Aug 16, 2023

    Long put forward as a wonder material, graphene undeniably has astounding properties – stronger than steel, a better electrical conductor than copper, and lighter than almost anything else with similar properties – and while it has been partially adopted into space-faring technologies, many theoretical uses remain where a pure form of the material could dramatically benefit a future in the stars. To detail those opportunities, a group of scientists from the Italian Space Age...

  • A front view of the new all-electric Ram 1550 pickup produced by Stellantis.

    Stellantis invests in next-gen Lyten tech

    K. Warner, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jun 9, 2023

    Stellantis Ventures has invested in accelerating the development and commercialization of Lyten's various 3D Graphene applications for the mobility industry, including the LytCell lithium-sulfur electric vehicle battery, lightweight composites, and groundbreaking onboard sensors. "We are delighted that Stellantis Ventures, as the venture investment arm of a global automotive innovator, has demonstrated a strong belief in our company and our Lyten 3D Graphene decarbonizing...

  • A pile of bituminous coal, which powered the old world before oil.

    DOE offers $6M for alt coal use research

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Aug 2, 2022

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management announced $6 million in funding toward research and development projects that will repurpose domestic coal resources for products that can be employed in clean energy technologies such as batteries and advanced manufacturing. Projects selected for this funding will support FECM's Carbon Ore Processing Program, which focuses on converting coal and coal wastes into products such as graphite, carbon...

  • Graphene Composites air filter COVID coronavirus nanomaterials Omicron variant

    Graphene filters to make breathing easier

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 12, 2022

    Graphene Composites Ltd., a world leader in nanomaterials engineering, announced the development of a unique coating for air filters that destroy viruses and bacteria on contact. Designed to be effective against all COVID variants, including Omicron, Graphene Composites introduces its GC Halo treatment for air filters to help deliver cleaner and safer indoor air. "GC Halo uses groundbreaking nanoparticle technology to neutralise pathogens," said Steve Devine, chief technology...

  • Department Energy DOE funding Office Fossil Energy Carbon Management coal

    DOE funds coal waste transformation

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 12, 2022

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management Oct. 5 announced nearly $7 million in funding for seven projects to develop coal-based filaments or resins for additive manufacturing, and advance development of coal-derived graphite. The projects selected, to be managed by the National Energy Technology Laboratory's Carbon Ore Processing Program, will use materials derived from coal wastes like tailings and ash for additive manufacturing via 3D pri...

  • Graphmatech copper 3D metal printing additive manufacturing Uppsala University

    Copper 3D printing solution with graphene

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

    Researchers at Uppsala University, in collaboration with Swedish graphene materials company Graphmatech, have demonstrated a potential breakthrough in the printability of copper for laser additive manufacturing, significantly lowering the reflectivity challenge of copper powders. As 3D metal printing has seen a rapid acceptance across a range of industries due to its ability to produce customized and complex designs on demand, some metals have proven difficult in the...

  • 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

  • ink-jet 3D printing graphene Advanced Functional Materials Mark Fromhold

    Quantum leap for inkjet-printed graphene

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

    Researchers at Nottingham University of England have made a breakthrough in 3D printing graphene into electronic components with an inkjet printer by adding tiny flakes of this highly conductive 2D material to an ink-like solution. With the exponential growth in the number of patents involving graphene since its discovery, the limitations of exploiting this new material has seen a number of difficulties, particularly in regard to scalable manufacturing techniques. The 5.85...

  • ShAPE needs six pounds graphene for 1 million lb of high efficiency copper

    Graphene enhanced copper offers EV edge

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

    Working with General Motors, researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have discovered that a tiny bit of graphene can increase the conductivity of copper wire by 5%. "That may seem like a small amount, but it can make a big difference in motor efficiency," the Washington state lab penned in an article on the findings. "Higher conductivity also means that less copper is needed for the same efficiency, which can reduce the weight and volume of various components...

  • Graphene Composites antivirus Covid 19 killing treatment G-Force sports gear

    Gear to protect athletes from coronavirus

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

    Graphene Composites and G-Form are teaming up to develop and distribute athletic protective equipment that not only guards the wearer against blunt trauma but also from viruses such as COVID-19. G-Form already rides on the cutting-edge of technology when it comes to manufacturing comfortable athletic protective gear. The company's SmartFlex pads are constructed from materials that can change molecular structure on contact – soft when lightly touched, becoming harder with s... Full story

  • Zen Albany Graphene for Covid 19 coronavirus testing detection viral RNA

    Zen provides graphene for COVID-19 test

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

    Graphene's ability to kill viruses has captured headlines as companies look to add it to face masks, sporting equipment, paints and numerous other products aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19. Now, it seems this 2D carbon material may also have a role to play in advanced detection of the disease. University of Ottawa Professor Maxim Berezovski, head of the Berezovski Research Group, is developing a dual detection testing method that can be performed in two hours and will...

  • Graphene medical uses antiviral virucidal ink masks protective equipment

    Graphene goes into COVID-19 killing ink

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

    Zen Graphene Solutions is collaborating with Graphene Composites Ltd. to develop a COVID-19 killing virucidal graphene-based composite ink that can be applied to fabrics, including N95 face masks and other personal protective equipment. Graphene Composites, a United Kingdom-based company with offices in the U.S, specializes in the technology of nanomaterials. Focusing on the usage of graphene and other distinctive materials, such as aerogels, they produce a range of products...

  • 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