Graphene and Nanocoatings Markets Continue to Grow

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Leading graphene industry figures report on the market ( Nanocoatings begin to make serious in-roads in construction, automotive, electronics and anti-corrosion sectors (

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The burgeoning nanocoatings market is witnessing growth in industries such as oil and gas, construction, solar, glass and electronics.

In the latest issue of Nanotech Magazine ( leading graphene industry figures report on the growth of the market. Early Graphene results were limited to academic research but increasingly industry giants are in the running too. IBM has produced several electronic component prototypes, while Samsung has produced a flatscreen (70cm in the diagonal) with Graphene electrodes. The tennis racket maker Head used tennis champions Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova to promote rackets made with Graphene. BASF and Daimler-Benz have designed a concept electric car called Smart Forvision incorporating Graphene in a conductive e-textile.

Vor-ink™, a graphene-based conductive ink that first became commercially available in 2009, is looking to not only displace silver and carbon inks in the $3 billion conductive ink market, but create new markets, such as those in smart packaging and wearable electronics. Joe Roy-Mayhew from Vorbeck Materials outlines the company’s market impact and commercial activities, while also providing a succinct picture of the wider market.

Every day, there are new announcements of amazing feats about what Graphene can achieve; over 100 times stronger than steel, more conductive than copper, yet totally flexible and with a staggering surface area of in excess of 2,500m2 per gram. What is the commercial reality in delivering this new nano material and what is their relevance to real products? RJ Gibbs from Haydale sorts the myth from the reality.

This month's issue of Nanotech Magazine is available at

Future Markets, Inc. also reports on the burgeoning nanocoatings market. "Nanocoatings: The Global Market to 2020" details the growth of nanocoatings applications in industries such as oil and gas, construction, solar, glass and electronics. Properties such as anti-microbialism, product longevity, thermal insulation, gloss retention, dirt and water repellency, hardness, corrosion resistance, flame retardancy, ultraviolet radiation stability, improved energy efficiency, anti-graffiti, self-cleaning, moisture absorbing, gloss retention and chemical and mechanical enhancement are improved significantly using nanostructured materials.

Further details on this market are available at

About Future Markets, Inc.
Future Markets Inc., is an advanced technology consultancy with a focus on the development and commercialisation of nanomaterials and nanotechnology. We provide global business intelligence and strategic consulting across a wide-range of technology sectors to industry, governments and investors worldwide. Future Markets, Inc. provides both publicly available and privately commissioned reports on commercial aspects of nanotechnology and other emerging technologies.

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