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2015-04-17 08:29:13

MUMBAI, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It provides a techno-commercial roadmap for setting up a cement manufacturing plant. The study, which has been done by one of the

2015-04-16 23:07:08

In their most recent article, Clean Crawls makes an in-depth analysis of spray foam insulation to discover 7 incredible benefits that spray foam insulation offers over other competing types of

2015-04-16 23:02:53

Topical research study “Building Thermal Insulation Market by Material (Wool Insulation, Plastic Foams and Others) and Application (Roof, Wall and Floor) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020”

2015-04-14 23:10:44

Garland’s new Aero-Perm™ line of permeable air and water barriers are designed to create healthier and more energy efficient buildings by forming a flexible blanket of protection over the

2015-04-14 20:24:00

WHEELING, Ill., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ABM Distributing, Inc. has been named official CUPA PIZARRAS slate distributor for contractors in the Midwest part of the U.S. ABM Distributing, Inc.

2015-04-14 16:31:32

Market Research and Development Trend Forecast of Smart Home Industry in China by Supply and Demand, Financial Influences, Import & Export Trend and Expert Evaluation - New research report available

2015-04-13 16:21:54

MORAGA, Calif., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal Minerals Inc.

2015-04-13 08:37:59

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wood Panels in Thousand Cubic Meters by the following Product Categories/Segments: Oriented Strand Board,

2015-04-11 23:00:35

Viking Pavers, Inc., a Bay Area paving company launches its new mobile-friendly HTML5 website. Point Richmond, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2015 Viking Pavers,


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2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

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2005-05-26 10:48:13

Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. Chemical structure Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. CaSO4·2H2O + heat → CaSO4·½H2O + 1½H2O (steam) The partially dehydrated mineral is called calcium sulfate hemihydrate or calcined gypsum (commonly known as plaster of...

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2005-05-25 18:53:59

Quartzite is a hard, metamorphic rock which was originally sandstone. Through heating and pressure usually related to tectonic compression within orogenic belts, the original quartz sand grains and quartz silica cement were fused into one. Pure quartzite is usually white to grey. Quartzites often occur in various shades of pink and red due to varying amounts of iron oxide. Other colors are due to impurities of minor amounts of other minerals. Orthoquartzite is a very pure quartz sandstone...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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