Sparc Technologies progresses sodium ion batteries

New tests by technology development company Sparc Technologies has shown continuing improvement in key parameters of performance for the sodium ion battery the company is developing with the Queensland University of Technology. The Adelaide company said today it would accelerate R&D efforts and had launched a techno-economic analysis of the batteries following battery testing and…

Sparc Technologies begins graphene additive manufacture

Sparc Technologies has commissioned the company’s ecosparc graphene additive commercial production facility. The state of the art facility enables Sparc to produce commercial quantities of its ecosparc graphene additive product for use in the global coatings industry, composites and other graphene additive applications. Sparc Technologies Executive Chairman Stephen Hunt said: “Sparc is delighted to be…

Sparc Technologies progresses graphene manufacture

Sparc Technologies has progressed construction of a modular and scalable manufacturing facility to produce graphene based additives with commissioning expected in Q1 CY23. The facility will enable the production of commercial quantities of graphene based additives for the growing global Coatings and Composites markets, the company said in an update to investors. “The commissioning of…

Sparc Technologies shines in PFAS remediation

Graphene technology company Sparc Technologies has repeated tests that show a new use for its graphene enhanced products – adsorption of dangerous PFAS chemicals, aiding environmental remediation. In a quarterly activities report the Adelaide company said its PArGO product out-performed traditional activated carbon water treatment in relation to Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PArGO is…

Sparc Technologies to develop graphene biosensors

Newly listed graphene technology company Sparc Technologies has moved quickly to launch a bio-medical project to develop non-invasive sensing devices for detection of disease via graphene-based breath sensors. Last month Sparc debuted on the stock market with its shares immediately rising by more than 50 per cent. The company sees potential global applications through identification…

Sparc Hydrogen explains solar catalytic water splitting

Green hydrogen technology developer Sparc Hydrogen has released a video (below) detailing their work with CSIRO demonstrating the company’s novel process of concentrated solar photocatalytic water splitting (PWS) as an alternative method for producing green hydrogen at industrial scale. Lead researcher at the company Professor Greg Metha said: “Photocatalysis uses the Sun’s energy incident on…