First Graphene ships first commercial product

New materials leader First Graphene (ASX: FGR) has made its first commercial sales of its breakthrough PureGRAPH material manufactured in Perth.

The company, which has established a 100 tonne per year plant at Henderson, has shipped to customers in the UK, Ireland and Germany, according to an investor announcement.

It also revealed formal, long-term supply contracts are being concluded with two key customers in parallel to the initial shipments.

First Graphene said newGen Group was advancing field trials with customers in the Pilbara mining region of WA.

It released a photograph of a graphene-based mining bucket liner ‘to be commissioned’ in the Pilbara, WA.

newGen is also based at Henderson, and is a provider of specialist wear protection and lining solutions for the mining and mineral processing sector.

Wear protection is a major issue for mining, with Australia’s advanced customers in the field emerging as early adopters of the carbon-based nano-material.

Graphene is a super strong, super conductive, and flexible material made from layers of carbon atoms.

First Graphene received the tick for PureGRAPH from approval groups NICNAS and REACH earlier this year.

Picture: First Graphene

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