Monday, 18 July 2016
HNTs are naturally occurring structures within deposits of the mineral halloysite. Although they are already widely used in ceramics, new research into HNTs is revealing their potential for use in applications ranging from cancer drugs to animal feed, Frank Hart explains.
Saturday, 24 January 2015
Halloysite’s main application in ceramics is a traditional market, but new research into high-tech industries such as nanotubes will require scarcer, higher purity material. Ian Wilson* examines some of the main deposits around the world and discusses new opportunities.
Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Frank Hart* addreses the importance of clays in medicine, including kaolin used to cure stomach upset and the promising future of halloysite nanotubes.
Friday, 27 June 2014
Halloysite has found niche applications in a variety of industries, and one such example is the use of halloysite nanotubes for gas component adsorption.