Hexotene™ is our family of high quality hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) nanosheet powders. We offer two grades: Hexotene-001 and Hexotene-002, derived from different bulk hBN raw materials, with other functionalised forms in development.
hBN consists of covalently bonded, alternating boron and nitrogen atoms within a hexagonal honeycomb arrangement, similar to the structure of graphene. However, it holds some uniquely different characteristics: hBN is white in colour and a wide electronic bandgap of ~6 eV has been observed for hBN which gives rise to highly insulating electrical properties. This makes Hexotene™ particularly useful for products where electrical conductivity is not desired, but many other features such as thermal conductivity and mechanical strength can be harnessed. The ability to allow for incorporation of other colours into consumer products, for example, is also a key advantage over graphene.