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Causes Of Shattering Glass Cookware: Margin Of Safety Is ‘Borderline’
2012-09-12 13:29:10

A new paper appearing in the September 2012 edition of the Bulletin of The American Ceramic Society for the first time provides a scientific explanation of why some glass cookware sold in the United States is more susceptible than others to “explosive” shattering and the possibility of exposing consumers to injury from flying glass shards. Clear glass baking dishes and pots are a staple in many households around the world and have been since they were first introduced in 1915...

2011-08-30 19:15:01

USC chemists develop way to safely store, extract hydrogen A team of USC scientists has developed a robust, efficient method of using hydrogen as a fuel source. Hydrogen makes a great fuel because of it can easily be converted to electricity in a fuel cell and because it is carbon free. The downside of hydrogen is that, because it is a gas, it can only be stored in high pressure or cryogenic tanks. In a vehicle with a tank full of hydrogen, "if you got into a wreck, you'd have a...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

Diamond Tool Products Leader Adds Profile Prints to Website, Increases Workforce by 15 Percent This Year to Keep Up With Demand New Haven, Ind. (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 The Continental Diamond Tool Corporation has added profile prints to the product line on its website. By providing thorough, detailed product information, the prints ensure ordering accuracy and make it easier for customers to get the exact custom diamond tool products they need, including diamond cup wheels, diamond cutoff...

2011-06-29 12:08:54

Berkeley Lab Researchers Find New Way to Mass Produce High Quality Boron Nitride Nanoribbons For Hollywood celebrities, the term "splitsville" usually means "check your prenup." For scientists wanting to mass-produce high quality nanoribbons from boron nitride nanotubes, "splitsville" could mean "happily ever after." Scientists with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley, working with scientists at Rice University, have...

2011-03-21 12:55:12

Researchers make advances in rechargeable solid hydrogen fuel storage tanks Researchers have revealed a new single-stage method for recharging the hydrogen storage compound ammonia borane. The breakthrough makes hydrogen a more attractive fuel for vehicles and other transportation modes. In an article appearing today in Science magazine, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and University of Alabama researchers working within the U.S. Department of Energy's Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center...

2011-02-22 10:58:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pyrex® brand and Food Network Chef and Editor in Chief of Semi-Homemade Magazine, Sandra Lee, have teamed up to educate consumers on 4 Simple Rules to cook with care when using glass bakeware. "I'm pleased to work with the Pyrex brand to share these 4 Simple Rules. I've been a fan of Pyrex products for many years - using them in my own kitchen," said Sandra Lee, Food Network chef and editor in chief of Semi-Homemade...

2010-12-07 05:28:00

Consumers Union Asks Consumer Product Safety Commission to Investigate Glass Bakeware YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A year-long investigation by Consumer Reports reveals that while hundreds of millions of glass baking dishes are used safely each year, hot glassware can shatter unexpectedly, sometimes causing serious injuries. The report details several stories of glass bakeware breaking and shattering, leading off with the story of a grandmother on Thanksgiving...

2010-07-13 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gujarat Borosil Limited (GBL), a member of the BOROSIL Group, announces production of high performance low iron extra clear Solar Glass. The entire process plant comprising of this manufacturing facility has been imported from West Europe and United States. Its process line to impart a pencil edge and temper glass sheets conforming to EN12150 is soon to be commissioned. With this GBL will be able to meet the requirements of demanding customers in...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • 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.
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