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Old 13-09-2017, 14:10   #1
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Graphene water filters

I get financial news letters all the time. I recently read something about Lockheed getting patents on graphene for a water filter. So, I did the advanced search on C.F. and found it had been discussed back in 2014...by people who I respect and work with water filters as part of their business...such as Tellie.

So, what gives? It has been three plus years and still not trickled down (excuse the pun). Any information appreciated...it really does sound like the wave of the future. My goodness ....water filtration on a small boat is an expensive proposition. Graphene would require no serious pressure pumps or significant electrical usage.

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Still in very early research stage. Give it 10 years to come to commercial reality?
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Re: Graphene water filters

As Stu stated - give it a other 10years, at least. Graphene is still only produced in sufficient quantities for low-level materials research activities. So I think 'water-filters' will be at the back of the queue behind all of the electrical/electronic/thermal applications.

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that is sad to hear. It sounds so promising.
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Imagine the market for municipal water supply large-scale installations.
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