CNano is currently the largest carbon nanotube manufacturer in the world. The main application for the MWCNTs are batteries, where charging times are improved. CNano claim to be the biggest supplier for MWCNTs in this application.
Graphene's centre of gravity shifts to China?
Europeans won the Nobel Prize for their work on graphene but they are not necessarily winning on the commercial front. In fact, it is the Chinese who might overtake them.
Bayer MaterialScience exits carbon nanotube business
Bayer MaterialScience intends to focus its development activities more intently on topics that are closely linked to its core business. For that reason the company will bring its work on carbon nanotubes (CNTs) to a close.
Nanocyl integrates its CNTs into thermoplastic and thermoset masterbatches, water-based systems, raw powder and carbon fiber prepreg.
Nanocyl optimizes the dispersion process for its customers by allowing let-down of the masterbatches only after they take care of the first step of dispersing the arranged nanotubes in the matrix.
CNT plant with capacity of 500 tons per year
The traditional electronics manufacturing process is poised for a paradigm shift away from expensive photolithography toward inkjet technology. Carbon nanotubes are enabling this paradigm shift due to their high conductivity and nanoscale size. This combination enables the production of new inks that create the needed conductive paths at much smaller feature sizes than is currently possible.