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Antimicrobial graphene paint passes test

Lab tests find GrapheneCA antiviral formula 99.9% effective Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – June 3, 2020

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:37pm

Graphene 2D carbon material strongest high conductivity antiviral antimicrobial

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Made from a single layer of carbon linked in a hexagonal pattern, graphene is the strongest and most conductive material known. This 2D material has inherent virucidal properties that could be used to create materials that kill COVID-19 and other viruses.

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 varni...



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