Directa Plus developing graphene additives for road surfaces

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 27 November 2017

The company will supply its graphene products for the making of additives for asphalt, which could double the economic life of roads, additives maker Iterchimica estimates.

Graphene-based products supplier Directa Plus has teamed up with Italian additives producer Iterchimica Srl to develop graphene additives for asphalt to improve the durability of road surfaces.

Using graphene in road surface applications can lead to improved thermal regulation characteristics of the asphalt, which becomes less susceptible to hardening and...

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