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By A.J. Roan
Metal Tech News 

X-MAT awarded $1.5M for coal roof tiles

DOE funding to continue research on coal building materials Metal Tech News – August 11, 2021


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 12:39pm

Semplastics X-MAT X-TILE grant NETL DOE Bill Easter coal waste derived materials


X-TILE is a lighter, more durable, non-toxic, and fire-resistant roof tile made from coal waste.

Known for its ongoing research into manufacturing homes from coal waste, Florida-based Semplastics announced Aug. 5 that its advanced materials division X-MAT received a grant of $1.5 million from the Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory to continue the research and development of its coal roof tile X-TILE.

This funding is a follow-on grant that will be used to expand on...

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