Team turns pyrolyzed ash into graphene for improving concrete, other compounds

Posted On: 04/02/21

Pyrolyzed plastic ash is worthless, but perhaps not for long. The technique by the lab of Rice chemist James Tour turns it into turbostratic graphene flakes that can be directly added to cement paste and concrete, dramatically increasing their compressive strength.

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https://phys.org/news/2021-01-team-pyrolyzed-ash-graphene-concrete.html