NEW YORK, July 21, 2017 : The introduction of nanotechnology in the cement industry has a lot of benefits, some of which include reduced emission, improved crack resistance, reduced water absorption, improved strength and ductility.
NanoGraphene Inc. is putting construction industries at the forefront of graphene concrete application with its high quality, environmentally clean and waterless graphene.
Graphene is a thin layer of pure carbon derived from graphite. It is a unique material which has a wide array of applications and possesses some distinct properties. It is strong, flexible and a good conductor of electricity, hence widely used in electrical and electronic industries to produce batteries, super capacitors, sensors and many other applications.
Graphene has begun to revolutionize a lot of industries since its discovery, with one of those industries being the cement industry. Graphene, an allotrope of carbon, is so thin and yet it can improve strength as it is 200 times stronger than steel. This special property makes concrete much stronger when graphene is added to cement and as such it is very beneficial in large construction projects such as building bridges, dams and other concrete structures requiring very high tensile strength. Its usage enables structures to be highly resistant against vibrations produced during tremors, earthquakes or explosions which could have caused the structure to collapse. In addition to these benefits, the addition of graphene to cement hastens the curing time of concrete, improves resistance against corrosion, cracks and heat, prevents premature failure, minimizes the use of concrete during constructions and guarantees improved mechanical performance.
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