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2011-10-26 10:54:00

TWINSBURG, Ohio, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- L.J. Star Inc., the leading provider of process observation equipment, shows the strength and performance of its Metaglas® fused sight glass in its latest online tutorial video. It documents an impact test on a sight glass under 3,300psi - more than twenty times the pressure of a typical sight glass application - and shows the amazing strength of a borosilicate glass fused to a stainless steel ring. In this dramatic...

2011-10-04 10:21:00

TWINSBURG, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- L.J. Star Inc., the leading provider of process observation equipment, announced a video that dramatically demonstrates the dangers of using a sight glass product that does not have thermal shock capabilities. In just over a minute, the video shows what can happen when soda lime glass is exposed to thermal shock. It may shatter violently, creating a catastrophic failure and extreme safety hazard. On the contrary, L.J. Star's...

2011-08-19 00:02:06

Kimble Chase offers a combination of design, quality and materials for a new standard in chemical and biological material containment Vineland, NJ (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Researchers who frequently use glass bottles to store and dispense media, reagents and samples, depend on a quality product for safety and convenience. Kimble Chase, the largest manufacturer of laboratory glassware products in the world, offers KIMAX® GL 45 Storage/Media bottles, a product line that combines design,...

2011-05-12 00:00:47

Timed to open with the International Glass Show in Los Angeles, GooseFire Gallery aims to be West Coast's premier functional glass art gallery. Gallery owner suggests a shift toward mainstream acceptance of glass smokeware as fine art as California embraces new medicinal marijuana regulations. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 As the world's largest glass smokeware convention descends upon the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 20-22, GooseFire Gallery will open its doors and...

2011-04-20 00:00:31

Kimble Chase, the largest manufacturer of laboratory glassware products worldwide, produces Kontes brand NMR tubes with strict adherence to rigorous production and quality standards to assure wall thickness, concentricity and camber are exact. Vineland, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 To keep their NMR tubes from spinning out of control, researchers performing NMR spectroscopy require tubes manufactured with uniform precision. For many years, scientists have relied on Kontes brand NMR Tubes, and...

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...

2008-09-09 15:00:32

Swiss scientists have found a way to fabricate borosilicate glass nanoparticles that are more stable than nanoparticles made of polymers or silica glass. Used in microfluidic systems, the new nanoparticles remain more stable when subjected to temperature fluctuations and harsh chemical environments than currently used nanoparticles, the researchers said. Nanoparticles have generated wide interest as potential transporters of antibodies, drugs or chemicals for use in diagnostic tests or...