More and more practical applications of graphene, now; additive to concrete

According to an article on TU.no (Norwegian), adding graphene to concrete could increase its hardness up to 50%. The article is referencing results from an ongoing study (Swedish) by Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.

Regular concrete

Den här bilden visar hur vanlig betong ser ut i förstoring. Foto: Johan Liu
Den här bilden visar hur vanlig betong ser ut i förstoring. Foto: Johan Liu

Graphene strengthen concrete

Så här ser den grafenförstärkta betongen ut i förstoring. Foto: Johan Liu
Så här ser den grafenförstärkta betongen ut i förstoring. Foto: Johan Liu

(Pictures from nyteknik.se / Johan Liu)

The study is part of a larger research campaign, targeting building a connected highway along the Norwegian coast from Kristiansand to Trondheim, utilizing extraordinary long bridges and undersea tunnels. Ferjefri E39 (TU.no)

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