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Mixing of Graphene Nanoplatelets in Rubber Products

Manufacturing of water-dispersible graphene nanoplatelets

Electrochemical exfoliation of water dispersible graphene nanoplatelets is synthesized electro-exfoliation in a proprietary solution. Besides, water-dispersible graphene nanoplatelets can also been synthesized via solid-state approach. The nondispersible graphene nanoplatelets is ground with active materials until both of the materials mixed well and microwaved at high energy.

Preparation of graphene rubber compound

A latex compounding and co-coagulation method is adopted to prepare water-dispersible graphene nanoplatelets reinforced natural rubber composites. A designed amount of graphene aqueous suspension is added to the natural rubber latex compounding. After stirring vigorously for 4-8 hours, the graphene rubber compound is ready to be prepared as gloves, tyres, condoms and mats, but not limited to these items.

The rubber-based composite are the rubber include natural rubber, silicone rubber, styrene-butadiene rubber, butadiene rubber, butyl rubber, isoprene rubber as claimed in claim butoxy isoprene rubber, nitrile rubber, ethylene propylene rubber, chloroprene rubber of at least one.


Project Leader :

Prof Dr Janet Lim Hong Ngee
Faculty of Science


Date of Input: 27/08/2021 | Updated: 27/08/2021 | asrizam


Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan