Things in Chemistry: Graphene and Thermoplastics

The last note that I posted was focused on Graphene and just the basic knowledge of what it was. After a few weeks of just thinking of ways to use and create Graphene, I am left with a question; Is is possible to create a Thermoplastic infused with Graphene?

I ask this because one thing that would be very effective in the advancement of basically every appliance(for the consumers instead of just large companies and Governments with a lot of money) we have today would be to make Graphene usable with a 3D printer. Using a 3D printer to print a form of Graphene infused thermoplastic would not only make the objects that we create more durable but also more versatile, and a lot more Eco-friendly.

There are a lot of different types of thermoplastics currently in the world today, and they are all based on organic chemical structures(Carbon based). So with that, is there a possibility of the creation of a Graphene?

I would like to hear some responses from the community :p

*The material used in 3D printers are thermoplastics or thermosoftening plastics. Click Here for more information.

Note by Nathan Antwi
4 years, 3 months ago

No vote yet
1 vote

  Easy Math Editor

MarkdownAppears as
*italics* or _italics_ italics
**bold** or __bold__ bold

- bulleted
- list

  • bulleted
  • list

1. numbered
2. list

  1. numbered
  2. list
Note: you must add a full line of space before and after lists for them to show up correctly
paragraph 1

paragraph 2

paragraph 1

paragraph 2

[example link](https://brilliant.org)example link
> This is a quote
This is a quote
    # I indented these lines
    # 4 spaces, and now they show
    # up as a code block.

    print "hello world"
# I indented these lines
# 4 spaces, and now they show
# up as a code block.

print "hello world"
MathAppears as
Remember to wrap math in \( ... \) or \[ ... \] to ensure proper formatting.
2 \times 3 \( 2 \times 3 \)
2^{34} \( 2^{34} \)
a_{i-1} \( a_{i-1} \)
\frac{2}{3} \( \frac{2}{3} \)
\sqrt{2} \( \sqrt{2} \)
\sum_{i=1}^3 \( \sum_{i=1}^3 \)
\sin \theta \( \sin \theta \)
\boxed{123} \( \boxed{123} \)

Comments

Sort by:

Top Newest

djyhmfykhmgcncluc

Anuj Shikarkhane - 4 years, 3 months ago

Log in to reply

×

Problem Loading...

Note Loading...

Set Loading...