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Graphene concrete has carbon-cutting potential

A new composite concrete incorporating graphene via nanoengineering has been developed at the University of Exeter in the UK.

9th July 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Exeter


It is more than twice as strong and four times more water resistant than existing concretes and can be used directly by the construction industry on building sites. All of the concrete samples tested have been according to British and European standards for construction and crucially, the new graphene-reinforced concentre material also drastically reduces the carbon footprint of conventional concrete production methods, making it more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

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