Graphene-based conductive coatings

2016-05-05T14:24:09Z (GMT) by Yao Tong Siva Bohm Mo Song
Various in composition and forms, steel have been applied in many different applications such as automotive shell, supporting column and tableware. Graphene, a new era material, has many extraordinary properties such as high tensile strength, high electrical conductivity and barrier properties. It is a very promising material to be utilized as coating to improve a wide range of properties no matter applied as composite or pristine form. Electrophoresis deposition (EPD) has been received increasing interest due to its simplicity and cost effectiveness. Graphene coating layer was deposited by EPD on steel substrates for improved electrical conductivity. Graphene/polyurethane (PU) coatings on steel were prepared as well.