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2013-11-06 23:28:44

The Contour Profile Sanding Kit is back by popular demand at MultiFitBlades.com. The affordable mount and accessories attach to virtually any multi-tool to reduce the need for hand sanding. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 MultiFitBlades.com is pleased to announce that they are once again offering the Contour Profile Sanding Kit. The Contour Sanding Kit allows users to easily sand trim and other intricate woodwork with an oscillating multi-tool, greatly reducing the time and effort needed to do...

2013-10-30 23:18:57

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Research and Development Trend Forecast of Alumina Market in China, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 “Research and Development Trend Forecast of Alumina Market in China, 2013-2017” mainly conducts an in-depth analysis on market status of alumina industry at home and overseas, market competition, imports and exports, and business performance of main enterprises, meanwhile makes a forecast for alumina industry so as...

Case Western Reserve University Makes Nanodiamonds In Ambient Conditions
2013-10-21 09:19:46

Case Western Reserve University Opens door for flexible electronics, implants and more Instead of having to use tons of crushing force and volcanic heat to forge diamonds, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to cheaply make nanodiamonds on a lab bench at atmospheric pressure and near room temperature. The nanodiamonds are formed directly from a gas and require no surface to grow on. The discovery holds promise for many uses in technology and...

2013-10-16 23:35:13

As diamond prices rise*, more brides say yes to Moissanite Engagement Rings. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Diamonds have been the stone of choice for engagement rings, wedding bands, and fine jewelry items since 1477 when the first diamond engagement ring was presented**. Known originally as a sign of great wealth and royalty, today diamonds are almost commonplace. With prices projected to rise a whopping 6% a year through 2020, however, the popularity of diamonds may be waning....

2013-10-12 23:02:56

Oct.11, 2013, iAbrasive.com launches its first special sub-section for “Abrasive Grains” to experience purchasing abrasives in a different way. (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Oct.11, 2013, iAbrasive.com, a professional online marketplace focusing on abrasives, abrasive products and diamond tools e-commerce, launches its first special sub-section for “Abrasive Grains” to experience purchasing abrasives in a different way. As a leading B2B company, iAbrasive.com shares similarities with...

2013-10-07 23:19:05

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Abrasive Materials, Products, Applications and Global Markets. London (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES Abrasives are materials that are used to cut, smooth, roughen, polish or clean surfaces, or simply to remove material to alter surface shapes or dimensions. Products with abrasive materials include grinding discs and wheels, sandpaper, polishing and lapping compounds, deburring media and sandblasting...

2013-09-30 23:40:42

An increase in diamond prices could make alternative bridal jewelry the norm, not the exception. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The place—Vienna, 1477; the person — Archduke Maximilian of Austria; the occasion— the first known diamond engagement ring to be presented to his betrothed, Mary of Burgandy. Recognized as a symbol of aristocracy and higher social class, diamond engagement rings were worn only by the wealthiest due to the rarity and expense of the stone....


Latest Abrasives Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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