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Korean fiber maker Huvis announces mass-production of graphene fibers

A leading Korean fiber producer called Huvis has reportedly begun to mass-produce graphene fibers. The Company said that since graphene has such poor dispersibility, synthesis with PET (polyester) polymer is not considered easy. As a result, according to Huvis,...

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Clothing brand 878 developed a graphene-enhanced smart sailing jacket

High-performance clothing brand 878 developed a new smart sailing jacket, called Project One. The jacket utilizes graphene-enhanced materials to enable high flexibility and weatherproofing while still being extremely lightweight.The jacket also features a small flexible E Ink display produced...

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Researchers demonstrate reversible fusion and fission of graphene oxide–based fibers

Researchers from Zhejiang University, Xi'an Jiaotong University and Monash University have developed a way to bind multiple strands of graphene oxide together, creating a process that could prove useful in manufacturing complex architectures.Reversible fusion and fission of GO fibers....

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Haydale to provide HT200 Plasma Reactor to U.S-based 401 Tech Bridge

Haydale has announced that it has partnered with U.S-based 401 Tech Bridge to provide a HT200 Plasma Reactor and advanced materials support for their innovation ecosystem.The HT200 Plasma Reactor will be utilized in the 401 Tech Bridge Advanced Materials...

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Directa Plus receives further reassurance that its GNPs are not absorbed through human skin

Directa Plus has announced it has received positive test results confirming that its graphene nanoplatelets are not absorbed through human skin. The Company said this was the eighth in vitro test to show that there is no absorption potential...

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CityU researchers develop anti-bacterial graphene face masks

A research team from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has announced the production of graphene masks with a reported anti-bacterial efficiency of 80%, which can be enhanced to almost 100% with exposure to sunlight for around 10 minutes.CityU's...

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Advance Denim launches a graphene-infused denim fabric

Advance Denim has launched Kyorene Graphene Denim, the first denim fabric infused with graphene nano particles. Kyorene Graphene Denim is essentially an all-in-one fabric, and its application is a low impact, environmentally safe process.The single-layer graphene fiber is said...

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Zen Graphene Solutions moves forward with applying its virucidal graphene ink in PPE applications

ZEN Graphene Solutions has announced it has commenced collaborations with research teams at a number of personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturers to incorporate ZEN’s virucidal graphene ink into commercial products, including masks, gloves, gowns and other clothing following Zen’s...

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Directa Plus launches graphene-enhanced masks

Directa Plus has announced that its G+ graphene-enhanced facemasks, Co-mask, are now available for retail sale at a new, dedicated website.“Since the dangers of COVID-19 first started to become apparent, Directa Plus has been determined to help with the...

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Graphene-enhanced smart textiles developed for heat adaptive clothing

New research at the University of Manchester's National Graphene Institute focuses on graphene-enhanced smart adaptive clothing which can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.The team of scientists has created a prototype garment to demonstrate dynamic...

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