David Kirkpatrick

August 1, 2008

Nanotech creates better plastic

Filed under: Science, Technology — Tags: , , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 1:19 pm

From KurzweilAI.net:

New nanomaterial that makes plastic stiffer, lighter and stronger
Nanowerk News, July 31, 2008

Michigan State University researchers have developed a graphene-based nanomaterial, xGnP Exfoliated Graphite NanoPlatelets, that makes plastic stiffer, lighter and stronger and could result in more fuel-efficient airplanes and cars as well as more durable medical and sports equipment.

 
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1 Comment »

  1. […] post. If you want more information about graphene, I’ve blogged about the nanomaterial before here, here, here and in the last item here.   Possibly related posts: (automatically […]

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