31 May '17, 2pm

Graphene infused lime paint has magical green properties

Graphene infused lime paint has magical green properties

Artisans have been cooking limestone to make lime based paints and plasters for thousands of years; They still do it in traditional kilns near Seville, Spain, in a process that is recognized by Unesco . Graphenstone uses this lime to make paint, which it mixes with graphene, the wonder material that is, according to the UK distributor of Graphenstone paint, quoted in Dezeen, “ the strongest material now known to science. It was discovered in 2004 by two Nobel Prize winners at Manchester University. It is a highly inert, innocuous, nontoxic pure carbon.” It sounds like an interesting product, wonderful and green, so I thought TreeHugger should have a look. They claim that the paint is sustainable and “carbon neutral –as the paint cures and over its lifetime each square metre of Graphenstone paint absorbs 120 grams of CO2 from the local environment where it’s applied.” Peter...

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