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Biwater Trial Haydale's CeramycShield™ Ceramic Surface Treatment

01 March 2021

Haydale, (AIM: HAYD), the global advanced materials group, is pleased to announce that Biwater has positively trialled its CeramycShield™ product at its wastewater treatment site in Nicaragua.

Biwater provides sustainable treated water solutions improving water and sanitation provisions for millions of people across the globe. The Managua wastewater treatment plant has been operational for over 10 years in Nicaragua.

CeramycShield™ is a concrete surface coating that uses nano-Alumina and Zirconia Silicates to renew and preserve concrete surfaces. It inhibits attack from water, chlorides, carbonation, biological infection, and sulfates that are the main causes of concrete decay.

CeramycShield™ was applied to one of Biwater's primary clarifiers and has shown great results. Biwater will continue to monitor the performance of the product and ongoing discussions are currently taking place for collaboration on future infrastructure projects.

Javier Nunez, Biwater General Manager, commented: "The CeramycShield™ product was easy to prepare and apply to our primary clarifier. We have seen positive results and the adhesion of the product is excellent with no detachment present."

Keith Broadbent, Haydale CEO, said: "The results from Biwater's trial in Nicaragua have been very pleasing and we look forward to further collaborations with Biwater as we see the product trialled across more sites."



For further information:

Haydale Graphene Industries plc


Keith Broadbent, CEO

Tel: +44 (0) 1269 842 946

Gemma Smith, Global Head of Marketing




Arden Partners plc (Nominated Adviser & Broker)


Ruari McGirr / Paul Shackleton / Ben Cryer

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7614 5900


Notes to Editors

Haydale is a global technologies and materials group that facilitates the integration of graphene and other nanomaterials into the next generation of commercial technologies and industrial materials.  With expertise in graphene, silicon carbide and other nanomaterials, Haydale is able to deliver improvements in electrical, thermal and mechanical properties, as well as toughness through its state-of-the-art functionalisation. Haydale has granted patents for its technologies in Europe, USA, Australia, Japan and China and operates from five sites in the UK, USA and the Far East.

For more information please visit: www.haydale.com 

Twitter: @haydalegraphene 


Biwater provides large-scale water and wastewater solutions for clients across the world. Since its inception in 1968, Biwater has gained recognition for innovative approaches aimed at overcoming the world's most pressing water-related challenges. Throughout its history, the company has grown to meet the demands of many water-stressed countries and their burgeoning populations. It has a successful record of accomplishment, having completed over 25,000 projects in over 90 countries - financing, consulting, process engineering, designing, constructing, operating, maintaining and owning water facilities - in both rural and urban environments.


Biwater Contact:

Hayley Wilson

Group Marketing & Communications Manager

Email: [email protected] 


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