Bondor to recycle plastics into prefabricated building components

The Bondor Metecno Group and its partners will use a $2.7 million Cooperative Research Centre Projects grant to transform plastic waste into lightweight prefabricated building products. The leading manufacturer of insulated wall, ceiling and roof panels will work with Pipemakers Australia , M Modular Pty Ltd and the University of Melbourne to boost the local…

Titomic in breakthrough sale

Industrial scale additive manufacturing company Titomic has made a breakthrough sale of two massive production machines with the total sale valued at $25.5 million (US$16.8 million). The company changing deal is with Composite Technology, an Australian R&D and commercialisation division of a global defence product manufacturer. Titomic’s Titomic kinetic fusion (TKF) production process will be…

What next but graphene safety boots

Graphene materials company First Graphene and boot maker Steel Blue have developed a graphene enhanced safety boot. The companies showcased the new boots, which incorporate the carbon-based nanomaterial in thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) boot soles and foam innersoles at a presentation at the company’s commercial graphene facility at Henderson in WA. The companies have developed a…