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June 9th, 2009

New Venture in Dayton, Ohio Set to Commercialize Nanotechnology-based Materials for Use in Manufacturing

Abstract:
North Carolina-based NanoTechLabs has teamed with the National Composite Center in Dayton to create a new division called Buckeye Composites. Housed at the National Composite Center's headquarters, Buckeye Composites will focus on commercialization, scale-up and production of composite materials that use buckypaper, according to a news release.

Buckypaper contains carbon nanotubes, also knows as CNTs, or other carbon nanomaterial in a membrane or paper-like format and is the core technology behind the new division. What began as development work between NCC and NanoTechLabs has resulted in manufacturing successes that include the production of a 12-inch-wide by 50 foot roll of buckypaper - the largest sample known to be produced to date.

For more information about the National Composite Center visit www.compositecenter.org/

For more information about NanoTechLabs visit www.nanotechlabs.com/

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