NaturalNano to Present at the 2005 Nano Science and Technology Institute Conference; Applications for Naturally Occurring Nanotubes to Be Explored in Depth and Scanning Electron Microscope Images Shown
The presentation, entitled "Promising Possibilities for Naturally Occurring Nanotubes," will focus on the characteristics and applications of naturally occurring halloysite nanotubes. Mr. Riedlinger will discuss the use of these nanotubes in composites, electronics, cosmetics, and many other applications.
Mined at the Atlas Mining Dragon Mine in Utah, halloysite is readily available in large quantities and does not require the fabrication infrastructure normally associated with manufacturing of other types of nanotubes. Earlier this year, NaturalNano Inc. entered into a contract with Atlas Mining Company (OTC BB: ALMI) to acquire 500 tons of processed halloysite.
NaturalNano's team of scientists is developing commercial applications for halloysite nanotubes as additives in polymers and plastics, electronic components, cosmetics, and absorbents. NaturalNano is making samples available to prospective customers in these industries.
The Company has rights to pending patents that cover processes, compositions, and derivatives and its pending patents cover more than 200 different commercial applications. It is also developing proprietary, patent-pending extraction, separation, and classification technologies to enable production of more uniform material to meet the higher standards required for advanced applications.
ABOUT NANO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INSITUTE
The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) was created in 1997 and chartered with the promotion and integration of small technologies through education, technology and business development. NSTI is the founder and manager of the world's most comprehensive small technology scientific and business event, the annual Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (Nanotech). NSTI provides technical, informational and business services to industrial and governmental organizations worldwide. Through its knowledge network, NSTI offers high-value services powered by a unique network of established high-level and long-term relationships with leaders in the nascent fields of nanotechnology. For more information about NSTI, please visit www.nsti.org.
ABOUT NATURALNANO INC.
The primary business of NaturalNano (www.naturalnano.com) is processing, developing and commercializing naturally occurring nanomaterials. The company is developing state-of-the-art, proprietary processes for extracting and separating nanotubes from halloysite clay. The nanotubes are found in very large quantities in a unique form of clay called halloysite, available from a mine operated by the Atlas Mining Company (OTC BB: ALMI). NaturalNano has a collaboration agreement with Atlas Mining Company. It is also engaging in business alliances with other organizations to bring its nanotechnology materials to market. The Company was incorporated in 2004 and is privately held and privately funded.
For more information, please visit www.naturalnano.com.