Graphosite project under development

“The Graphosite project is designed to respond to the need for enhanced defect detection techniques in composites, driven by the increased use of composites in the aviation, automotive and marine industries, and in civil structures.” “A research...

Graphene for roads

Using graphene for roads will improve durability and usability. Roads face increasing challenges from climate change and over use and so recent trials of a graphene based roading product show great promise. “Directa Plus is a producer of graphene-based products,...

Ceramic sensors for bridges

Ceramic sensors could be used to monitor stress in bridges and other building infrastructure. Researchers say conductive abilities make this a promising material for self-sensing and structural health monitoring applications. “A ceramic that becomes more or less...

Graphene as a sustainable building material

Graphene as a sustainable building material? Combining jute and graphene as a new composite material could a create strong and sustainable building material. “Scientists have combined graphene and jute to form a new composite material that is strong, durable and...

Nanodiamonds are forever

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory are combining nanodiamonds with two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide layers and breaking them to create a self-generating, very-low-friction dry lubricant that lasts so long it...