Tuesday, October 23, 2007

US Patent 7285167 - Carbon fiber concrete


Carbon nanomaterials have been proposed as a strengthening component for a variety of polymer and metallic materials. This patent from Ogden Technologies teaches texturizing carbon fiber materials (including CNTs) and using epoxy as a dispersing agent to form an improved concrete product. Claim 1 reads:

1. A concrete product comprising concrete and carbon fibers, wherein the carbon fibers comprise texturized carbon fibers coated with a dispersing agent.

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