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Graphene in mass production

Graphene in mass production

Graphene in mass production

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The only applications I know of are research or proposals. Has graphene made it out of the lab into real world applications?

Has full scale mass production of the raw material or a material with a graphene additive come to market?

RE: Graphene in mass production

Other than a flurry of items written in 2014...

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/businessclub/1...

http://www.thejournal.co.uk/business/business-news...

https://www.thejournal.ie/graphene-irish-researche...

...I could find little else that talked about the commercial production of Graphene. There was one item from 2017...

https://www.thejournal.ie/graphene-irish-researche...

...that covered a potential application that could lead to some level of production. That being said, there also appears to be some work being done at MIT, which was reported in 2018:

https://www.siliconrepublic.com/machines/mass-prod...

But it all still sounds like 'more smoke than fire' when it comes the actually producing graphene in anything more than laboratory quantities.

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RE: Graphene in mass production

To my knowledge there are no commercial applications of graphene yet. Just lots, and lots, and lots of hype.

RE: Graphene in mass production

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Thank you for your your inputs. A competitor is claiming to have a graphene product. I am skeptical because I knew that the first commercial use of graphene would be big news.

RE: Graphene in mass production

Now hold on... you need to be more specific about what application you're talking about. You can actually buy jugs of graphene flakes/powder:
https://www.graphenea.com/collections/graphene-pro...
https://www.graphenea.com/collections/graphene-pro...

Graphene is not a lab-only material, but it ain't cheap, either (at least the quality stuff). Or just make your own:
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25442-make-...

Dan - Owner
http://www.Hi-TecDesigns.com

RE: Graphene in mass production

(OP)
That is a progress. Goodfellow was the only one I knew of that was selling small quantities for research.

1 gram is a small jug but it will go pretty far.

RE: Graphene in mass production

Correction: there are commercial applications that contain graphene for its magical marketing ability. Whether or not these applications gain meaningful benefits from their inclusion of graphene rather than some other form of carbon is highly debatable though.

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