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Latest Abrasion Stories

2014-03-26 23:31:15

NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced NANOMYTE® SuperCN Plus - a functionally graded coating that imparts superhydrophobic properties to the underlying substrate while providing greater abrasion resistance compared to existing superhydrophobic coatings. Surfaces treated with SuperCN Plus force liquids to bead up and roll off, shedding water instantly and leaving the surface completely dry. Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 NEI Corporation announced today that it...

2014-02-25 23:21:39

Technology imparts permanent surface functionality to plastics for paints, coatings, adhesives, improved lubricity and abrasion resistance. Highland, MI (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Inhance Technologies, the leader in enhanced barrier and surface modification technology, is pleased to introduce its Reactive Gas Technology® to the Automotive Industry through the establishment of its Automotive Business Unit. Inhance Technologies’ proprietary Reactive Gas Technology® permanently...

Geophysicist And Mathematicians Team Up To Describe How River Rocks Round
2014-02-13 13:58:08

University of Pennsylvania For centuries, geologists have recognized that the rocks that line riverbeds tend to be smaller and rounder further downstream. But these experts have not agreed on the reason these patterns exist. Abrasion causes rocks to grind down and become rounder as they are transported down the river. Does this grinding reduce the size of rocks significantly, or is it that smaller rocks are simply more easily transported downstream? A new study by the University of...

2014-01-20 12:25:47

LAS VEGAS, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmi-Tech Inc., the distributor of the Emmi-dent [http://www.emmi-dent.com ] 100% Ultrasound motionless, friction-free and non-abrasive toothbrush, is announcing its gluten-free, fluoride-free and paraben-free nano-bubble toothpaste called "Nature"! "Hundreds of thousands of customers around the world are already using the Emmi-dent 100% Ultrasound toothbrush. This Nature toothpaste allows anyone with fluoride, gluten, or...

2013-09-24 23:01:51

Lens Technology International provides industrial paints and coatings for plastic and polycarbonate lenses. With over 25 years of experience LTI is a world leader in ophthalmic hard coatings. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Lens Technology International (LTI) has unveiled a new abrasion resistant coating for spray application on plastic parts. LTI is a leading supplier of hard and tintable coatings for plastic and polycarbonate lenses and has been offering their innovative...

New Process For Testing The Abrasive Effect Of Toothpastes
2012-10-09 16:20:08

There are various types of toothpaste available on the market. They come as pastes and gels, there are some that guard against tooth decay or protect teeth from acid attack, others that are designed for sensitive teeth. But which toothpastes clean well? Which preserve the tooth enamel? A new evaluation method sheds light on the subject. Everyone wants to have beautiful teeth. After all, a perfect set of teeth symbolizes health and youthfulness, and can even influence career prospects. If...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Add a Grippy Surface to virtually any Product Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 A new non slip fabric for designers of virtually any product requiring a grippy surface that looks good, is washable, and highly abrasion resistant is being introduced by Eastex Products, Inc. of Holbrook, Massachusetts. Eastex Slip-Not Anti-Abrasion Grip material features a random size dot pattern and a soft, supple texture that looks like a powder-coat finish and provides a sure grip. Suitable for use in a...

2012-02-28 19:17:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, announced today that its Mondial 8i-5 degree posterior tooth line has been launched in the United States to meet the requirements of dental practices and laboratories for implant and geriatric prosthetics and treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). The new posterior teeth feature wider necks, increased volume and naturally reduced cusps to provide esthetic concealment...

2011-04-25 11:54:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To better meet customer needs for more robust seals, Simrit has developed an advanced surface treatment process to improve seal function and service life. Simrit's Reduced Friction by Nanotechnology (RFN) method is one of the newest tools available for enhancing seal performance. Sealing components made of elastomeric materials have inherently high surface energies (tackiness) and a high coefficient of friction (COF). Therefore, when an...

2008-07-14 15:00:51

SULLIVAN - Two 15-year-old girls were taken to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth on Friday afternoon after the all- terrain vehicle they were on crashed. District Game Warden Shannon Fish said neither of the girls was wearing a helmet. The girls, who were both from Sullivan, suffered cuts and abrasions. The passenger had a head injury. Fish was unsure of the seriousness of the head injury, although he said a LifeFlight team was initially called to the scene and then called off....