First Graphene Limited (ASX:FGR) Executive Director Peter Youd explains the significance of the commencement of production at the company’s Commercial Graphene … Rachael Jones: Your announcement this week regarding the first commercial production for your Henderson Graphene facility.
“Peter Youd: Well, on the first production is the culmination of a lot of hard work since the Department of Environment and Regulation gave us the work’s approval in August last year, and we’re actually able to commence construction.
Through careful planning and management, we’ve been able to construct and commission this facility for less than the $1 million we had originally budgeted. And we have also installed our own laboratory for QA testing. This amount is considerably less than most other graphene hopefuls are quoting as their capital expenditure.
The plant capacity as it stands and is operating on a single shift basis to produce approximately 25 tons of graphene per annum. The commissioning of a second production cell and a move to 24/7 production would see that capacity lift to approximately 100 tons per annum. I’d venture to suggest that this makes it the largest capacity plant in Australia, if not the world….”
First Graphene (ASX:FGR) commences production
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