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2014-01-15 12:20:40

MADISON, Ind., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Co. has named Chief Automotive Technologies and Elektron approved collision repair equipment suppliers for the 2015 F-150 pickup truck that was unveiled Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Ford's F-Series has been America's best-selling vehicle for more than 30 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/CL46967 ) To improve fuel economy, Ford has significantly redesigned the F-150 to replace...

2013-06-11 23:03:54

The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys provides a means of correlating internationally used metal and alloy numbering systems administered by societies, trade associations, and individual users and producers of metals and alloys. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys provides a means of correlating internationally used metal and alloy numbering systems administered by societies, trade associations, and individual...

Tiny Bubbles In Your Metallic Glass May Be Sign Of Trouble
2013-06-06 14:36:18

Johns Hopkins University Bubbles in a champagne glass may add a festive fizz to the drink, but microscopic bubbles that form in a material called metallic glass can signal serious trouble. In this normally high-strength material, bubbles may indicate that a brittle breakdown is in progress. That´s why Johns Hopkins researchers used computer simulations to study how these bubbles form and expand when a piece of metallic glass is pulled outward by negative pressure, such as the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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