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2014-06-27 16:22:10

LITTLE CHUTE, Wis., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lab-Diamonds.com introduces Pure Carbon, Colorless, Lab-Created Diamonds to their extensive collection of Lab-Diamond Simulants. These Pure Carbon, Lab-Created Diamonds will be an option for all jewelry on their website, including engagement rings, men's rings, loose stones, earrings, and pendants. All of their Lab-Created Pure Carbon Diamonds will test positive on a jeweler's diamond tester, and save you 30-50% when compared to mined...

Scientists Develop Geothermometer For Methane Formation
2014-06-27 03:54:24

By Kimm Fesenmaier, California Institute of Technology Methane is a simple molecule consisting of just one carbon atom bound to four hydrogen atoms. But that simplicity belies the complex role the molecule plays on Earth—it is an important greenhouse gas, is chemically active in the atmosphere, is used in many ecosystems as a kind of metabolic currency, and is the main component of natural gas, which is an energy source. Methane also poses a complex scientific challenge: it forms...

2014-06-27 11:45:35

Harvard SEAS Harvard engineers use new resin inks and 3D printing to construct lightweight cellular composites In wind farms across North America and Europe, sleek turbines equipped with state-of-the-art technology convert wind energy into electric power. But tucked inside the blades of these feats of modern engineering is a decidedly low-tech core material: balsa wood. Like other manufactured products that use sandwich panel construction to achieve a combination of light weight and...

2014-06-26 23:09:00

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Marine Composites Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/marine-composites-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Marine Composites (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Glass Fiber Reinforced...

2014-06-24 23:08:23

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Reinforced Plastics Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/reinforced-plastics-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Reinforced Plastics (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Glass Fiber Reinforced...

2014-06-23 23:07:59

Market Size - $16,479.4 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 4.6%, Market Trends – Increasing demand in Asia Pacific to stimulate growth New Report By Grand View Research. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/coated-fabric-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The global market for coated fabrics is expected to reach USD 22,576.7 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Coated fabrics market is...

2014-06-23 23:02:32

The global demand for nylon fibers is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2% annually, from 2013 to 2018. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/nylon-fibers-reports-9032799783.html (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The nylons are polyamides with recurring amide groups. They contain carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and hydrogen elements. Nylon fibers are one of the fibers having the longest history among synthetic fibers. These fibers are used for a variety of uses, from clothing to home furnishings,...

2014-06-23 08:31:27

MONTREAL, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the launch of a new research and development joint venture, Performance BioFilaments Inc. Jointly owned with Mercer International Inc., Performance BioFilaments will work to develop commercial applications for cellulose filaments, a new source of sustainable biomaterial made from wood fiber that can improve the strength and durability of many commercial and consumer products...

2014-06-19 12:23:54

DUBLIN, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hfcspj/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Polycarbonate(PC) Resin Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Polycarbonate (PC) Resin Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global PC resin industry with a focus on the Chinese...

2014-06-18 12:21:41

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Automotive Composites Market Forecast 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/plastics/automotive_composites_market_forecast_2014_2024.html Leading Companies Striving for Light-Weighting, Fuel Efficiency & Emission Reduction Report DetailsGrowth in the Automotive Composites Market is mainly driven by four factors. Firstly, the constant demand for fuel efficient vehicles, mainly...


Latest Carbon Reference Libraries

Ocean Acidification
2013-04-01 10:32:20

Ocean acidification is the name that was given to the ongoing decrease in the pH of Earth’s oceans, a cause of the uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. About 30 to 40 percent of the carbon dioxide that is released by humans into the atmosphere dissolves into the lakes, oceans, and rivers. To maintain the chemical equilibrium, some of it reacts with the water to create carbonic acid. Some of these extra carbonic acid molecules react with a water molecule to provide a...

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2005-05-26 10:49:47

Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: "to draw/write", for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. Unlike diamond, graphite is a conductor, and can be used, for instance, as the material in the electrodes of an electrical arc lamp. Occurrence Associated minerals include: quartz, calcite, micas, iron meteorites and tourmalines. Notable occurrences include New York and Texas in the USA, Russia, Mexico, Greenland,...

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