Sri Lanka is exploring to become a major exporter for graphite utilizing nanotechnology. The news came after the LOLC Group and Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) signed established a joint venture, the Ceylon Graphene Technologies (CGT) in this regard.

Graphite mining has been going on in Sri Lanka since the mid 1800s and the country is the only one in the world to mine ultra pure highly crystalline graphite with over 98 percent of carbon purity for over a century. Graphite is the world’s thinnest material, stronger than diamond as well as finest steel, and popular for its fascinating properties.

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