Manufacture of Graphistrength® multi-wall carbon nanotubes
The Arkema group is a major industrial supplier of multi-wall carbon nanotubes. Produces from reactor in powder form, Graphistrength® carbon nanotubes are marketed as easy-to-use specialty masterbatches.
Graphistrength® nanotubes are produced via catalytic chemical vapor deposition (CCVD) process in fluidized bed type reactor using proprietary catalytic system.
Product is recovered as free flowing aglomerates with characteristics that are perfectly controlled and stable over time.
Since 2011, the Arkema group successfully operates an industrial pilot unit having a capacity of 400 tons per year.
A bio-sourced process
This unit has been specially designed to use agricultural ethanol as main feed stock.