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Sophisticated Blade Production Much Earlier Than Originally Thought
2011-10-17 09:21:47

Blade manufacturing "production lines" existed as much as 400,000 years ago, say TAU researchers Archaeology has long associated advanced blade production with the Upper Palaeolithic period, about 30,000-40,000 years ago, linked with the emergence of Homo Sapiens and cultural features such as cave art. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have uncovered evidence which shows that "modern" blade production was also an element of Amudian industry during the late Lower Paleolithic period,...

2011-10-03 16:05:00

PrimeBladeâs 900 Nano I doctor blades extend blade life to unsurpassed levels outlasting any non-ceramic blade on the market, and at a competitive price. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 PrimeBladeTM Swedenâs 900 Nano I refined steel doctor blades, available exclusively in the United States and Canada through Custom Flex, have been nominated for the FlexoTech International Print & Innovation Award for innovation in printing press/finishing. The FlexoTech...

2011-10-03 13:00:00

Gila Tools, a premiere online supplier of diamond blades and other construction tools, gives customers an early Holiday treat with exciting discounts on select items for the entire month of October. To take advantage of this promotion, visit GilaTools.com now. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 California-based premiere diamond blades supplier, Gila Tools, gives customers an early Holiday treat as the company offers discounts on select items. This exciting promotion will run for...

2011-08-30 15:12:26

Polyurethane reinforced with carbon nanotubes outperforms currently used materials Efforts to build larger wind turbines able to capture more energy from the air are stymied by the weight of blades. A Case Western Reserve University researcher has built a prototype blade that is substantially lighter and eight times tougher and more durable than currently used blade materials. Marcio Loos, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, works with...

2011-06-22 16:27:00

CINCINNATI, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For hunters that believe bigger is better, the company has released the new Havalon Baracuta-Blaze. It's the same lightweight replaceable blade concept as their popular Piranta knives, but offers larger and longer blades: 4-3/8" Japanese stainless steel blade named #115XT 50% thicker than the Piranta #60XT blades Skinner blade edge design Overall length of 10-3/8" Weighs only 3 ounces 5 replacement blades included with each knife (Photo:...

2011-06-02 00:00:30

Gila Tools, a leading online supplier of diamond blades and other construction equipment, launches a series of weekly promotions for the entire month of June. The company offers exciting discounts on select diamond saw blades. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Gila Tools, a leading online supplier of diamond blades and other construction equipment, unveils a month-long series of weekly promotions for the entire month of June. The company makes June the perfect month for purchasing...

2011-06-01 00:06:51

Alice: Madness Returns releases June 14th, be the first to own one of these Epic Weapons collectibles (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Alice: Madness Returns sees an older Alice struggling to recover from the horrible trauma of her past. She sets out to discover these answers in a Wonderland that seems even more horrible and dark than before. Alice: Madness Returns releases June 14th, 2011, but why wait? Get the Alice: Madness Returns Vorpal blade now through Epic Weapons. This new Vorpal blade...

Latest Blade Reference Libraries

2010-11-24 15:39:06

A Bowie Knife, popularized by Colonel James "Jim" Bowie, is a style of fixed-blade knife although any large sheath knife is commonly referred to as a Bowie. The knife started gaining popularity after Jim Bowie used it in a duel at a fight called the Sandbar Fight. Ever since then the knife has been popular with collectors. The original knife was not a single design but one that Bowie worked on and improved on several times. Jesse Clifft created the first knife and made it to resemble the...

2010-10-06 21:40:54

A safety razor, designed to protect the user from serious injury, is a razor where the facial skin is protected from all but the very edge of the blade. Prior to using a safety razor, most men used a straight razor. These razors, although still available today, are not used very often due to the skill and attention required for use. Jean-Jacques Perret invented the safety razor. A rare safety razor design called "Comfort", although not truly a safety razor, was a landmark design. In...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.