Partnership focuses on graphene filled thermoplastics

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XG Sciences, which works with graphene nanoplatelets, says that that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to research graphene filled composites for the Chinese market.

The company had also opened the Graphene Applications Development Center (GADC), a joint venture company between Sinochem Plastics Co Ltd and Yuyao PGS New Material Technology Co Ltd in in Yuyao City, China. The parties recently partnered to develop graphene enhanced anti-corrosion coatings for industrial and marine applications.

Under the the new MoU, graphene-filled thermoplastic composites will be developed by GADC using XG’s xGnP graphene nanoplatelets. The companies plant to use a range of thermoplastic materials for markets including automotive, industrial, and consumer items such clothing. Products resulting from the collaboration will be manufactured and sold in China through Sinochem and PGS.

This story uses material from XG, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.