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Graphene....the next big thing...

Postby NYKiter » Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:47 pm

Anyone hear anything about foils with graphene yet....

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Re: Graphene....the next big thing...

Postby Regis-de-giens » Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:05 pm

It should be a wonderful material for hydrofoils, far more rigid than steel. But hard to process. One day for sure...

I also believe it will be used on foil kite cloth in the near future for both strength and water repellancy improvement.


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