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Materials World

10.05.2019: “Chrome-Free Protection Against Corrosion”

A new chrome-free smart coating could help protect against corrosion following the EU ban on the most effective inhibitor – hexavalent chromate – in February 2019, because its potential to cause cancer. 

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BBC News

10.03.2019: “Baglan team develop 'game changing' corrosion protector”

A "game changing" product to help tackle the decay of buildings around the world has been developed by a team from Neath Port Talbot…

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Daily Express

27.02.2019: “HEXIGONE: invents safer solution to solve global CORROSION CRISIS”

Engineering start-up Hexigone Inhibitors has secured over £1m of funding to scale its safer, smarter answer to a global problem: the toxic, £2 trillion annual toll caused by metal corrosion on aircraft, vehicles, ships and buildings…

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Wales Online

23.11.2018: “The Wales Tech 35 for 2018: The top tech talent operating in Wales right now”

Innovitive companies who made our list for 2018 include Careercake, Hexigone, Paperclip and Touch Biometrix

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PCI Magazine

02.11.2018: “Innovation in Intelligent, Highly Effective Corrosion Inhibitors”

Hexigone Inhibitors moved their research away from iterations of current substitutes and explored smart-release vehicles that can hold onto chemicals that were previously incompatible with coatings. The result is a highly effective corrosion inhibitor – Intelli-ion® – which outperforms hexavalent chromate under laboratory conditions…

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