Heilongjiang research centre targets high value graphite market

By Albert Li
Published: Tuesday, 21 July 2015

The Harbin Institute of Technology set up its graphite research centre in September 2013 and has already produced electric vehicle battery material and functional coatings for space rockets. Now, it is looking to expand its presence in battery anodes, graphene and flame retardant materials for the growing polymer market.

A Chinese research and development centre is seeking to carve out a leading position in value-added graphite products, as China attempts to increase its revenue from the nationally sanctified carbon mineral.

The Harbin Institute of Technology in Heilongjiang province, northeast China, is developing graphite further processing and manufacturing methods to produce carbon materials...

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