Family chemical firm reveals graphene creation designed to improve industrial coatings

Family chemical firm reveals graphene creation designed to improve industrial coatings

 
The chemical company Thomas Swan and Co. Ltd is trying its hand at the ultra-light carbon material sector, having designed a based material to improve industrial
 
The new product is just one of many attempts the company is involved with when it comes to expanding their business, including a new deal to increase its presence in North America.
 

“The group operates in a changing market where growth is dependent on maintaining relationship and developing new business,” Director David Cavet said in an interview with The Northern Echo. “However, we believe this can be achieved by continuing to provide a range of high-quality and services at competitive prices.”

Thomas Swan and Co. Ltd began in the 1920’s converting slag waste from the steel industry into road surfacing material. However, when the switch was made from using tar as a binder on roads to bitumen, it created a surfactant, which became the company’s very first chemical product. 

Their products now includes tire and rubber additives in a performance chemicals division, and it also supplies an active ingredient that’s used in the cleaning agent Dettol.  

 

Source: The Northern Echo 

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