Versarien plc (LON: VRS), the advanced materials engineering group, today announced that it has received an order for the supply of Versarien’s graphene nano platelets to a design and manufacturing company for use in fire retardant aircraft interior parts for a major global airline.
The order is for an initial 1 kg of the Company’s graphene nano platelets and it is antipated that further orders will be received to fulfil the end-customers contract. The specific aircraft interior parts have gained the necessary certification from a USA-based, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified, fire testing laboratory.
Neill Ricketts, CEO of Versarien, commented: “We are very pleased to have received this order for our graphene nano platelets for an application that is in a new area for Versarien. This order demonstrates further industrial traction for using graphene in various applications. We look forward to working with this customer and with others to develop commercial products in the aircraft interior sector that could be enhanced by the use of graphene.”