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2013-09-17 23:20:13

As harsher weather approaches, Primus Cable announces coaxial cables that withstand less than desirable conditions. Wildomar, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Primus Cable, a leading distributor network cable and electrical components, offers a premium selection of plenum-rated, fire-resistant coaxial cables. With fluctuating climate conditions and fire season just around the corner, many electricians and network professionals require extra protection against serious hazards. These cables...

2010-03-18 07:45:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As automakers continue to develop vehicles with significantly increased use of electronic controls, there is a growing need to ensure that the electrical/electronics architecture is protected against electromagnetic interference (EMI). Federal-Mogul Corporation (Nasdaq: FDML) is a leader in systems protection products for aerospace applications and has recently developed new EMI shielding products for automotive use. EMI is the...

2008-08-04 18:00:15

By Raam Wong Journal Staff Writer A Los Alamos scientist is perfecting a method for weaving and braiding some of the toughest materials known to man, to make fabrics and ropes that might one day be used in bulletproof vests or even to lift an elevator into space. "Everyone needs stronger cable," Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist James Maxwell told the Journal in an interview. The technology is named Laser-Weave for the bright laser beam that, when focused into a chamber of gas,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'