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Elcora Advanced Materials Announce Successful Graphite Nano-Platelet Tests
Halifax, Nova Scotia–(Newsfile Corp. – July 22, 2016) – Troy Grant, President and CEO of ELCORA ADVANCED MATERIALS CORP. (TSXV: ERA) (OTCQB: ECORF) (FSE: ELM), (the “Company” or “Elcora”), is pleased to announce that that graphite nano-platelets are formed as a by-product from the laboratory of Elcora’s subsidiary, the Graphene Corp. This provides the company with another product line in a growing market.
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Graphene Corp 4-6 micrometer graphite nano-platelets (NOO — July 12, 2016)
The Graphene Corp (Canada) nano-platelets are between 100 nm and 5 micrometers in size and can be used in many of the same applications as graphene including fillers for rubber and plastics to increase strength, impart electrical conductivity or to increase the heat transfer of many composites. This is a by-product of the Graphene Corporation’s high yield graphene production. This material currently sells for between one and fifty dollars per gram depending on the quality. Production of nano-platelets is scalable depending on demand.
“This work is a positive step in Elcora’s goal of producing graphite added value products that utilizes the same marketing as graphene” said Troy Grant, Elcora’s President and CEO. “And is another positive step towards Elcora’s continued strategic development as vertical integrated graphite company.”
About Elcora Advanced Materials
Elcora was founded in 2011 and has been structured to become a vertically integrated graphite & graphene company that mines, processes, refines graphite, and produces both the graphene and end user graphene applications. As part of the vertical integration strategy, Elcora has secured high-grade graphite and graphene precursor graphite from its interest in the operation of the Ragedara mine in Sri Lanka which is already in production. Elcora has developed a unique low cost effective processes to make high quality graphite and graphene that are commercially scalable. This combination means that Elcora has the tools and resources for graphite and graphene vertical integration.
For further information please visit the company’s website at https://www.elcoracorp.com
For further information please contact: Troy Grant, Director, President and CEO, Elcora Resources Corp., T: 902 802-8847 F: 902 446-2001.
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