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Vector Homes secures funding for graphene-based construction materials development

A UK-based start-up called Vector Homes, working on new techniques and materials for sustainable housing using graphene, has announced securing nearly £200,000 (almost USD$245,800) in Smart Grant funding by Innovate UK.The money will help fund a research program to...

Gerdau Graphene unveils anti-abrasive graphene-enhanced architectural paint

Gerdau Graphene has announced that it has created a new water-based graphene-enhanced architectural paint that is significantly more durable and resistant to abrasion than traditional paints. The new paint could be used on concrete, cement, metal, and asphalt, such as...
Graphene oxide helps use disposable face masks to make better concrete

Graphene oxide helps use disposable face masks to make better concrete

A Washington State University (WSU) research team recently showed that used single-use masks, of the kind made ubiquitous in the pandemic, can be incorporated into a cement mixture (with the help of graphene oxide) to create stronger, more durable concrete. The team...
Versarien launches Lunar 3D printed lifestyle pods

Versarien launches Lunar 3D printed lifestyle pods

Versarien, an advanced engineering materials group and provider of graphene-enhanced cement admixture, recently announced the launch of its “Lunar” lifestyle pods. Lunar is Versarien’s first 3D printed concrete product made with Cementene,...

New graphene-enhanced asphalt trial to take place on Oxford road

Two stretches of an Oxford, UK road will be resurfaced with GiPave, a graphene-enhanced asphalt material, to test the benefits of the product which can significantly increase the life of a road.Marsh Lane in Oxford, which carries around 10,000 vehicles a day along a...

New initiative involving U.S Army and academia will promote graphene applications

A new initiative has been established, to explore the development of various applications for graphene, from graphene-infused asphalt and concrete to water filtration systems.To this end, researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)...