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2011-12-30 12:00:00

Wisconsin Oven designed and manufactured a gas fired batch oven to cure composite honeycomb material used in aircraft manufacturing. The curing oven has chamber dimensions of 12´0” wide x 28´0” long x 8´0” high and a maximum operating temperature of 500º F. The oven was designed with the capacity to heat the oven and 6,500 pound load of composite and steel fixtures from 70° to 400° F within one (1) hour and cool down to 150° F within 30...

2011-12-22 08:00:00

Polygon Company is proud to announce the launch of a new brand initiative, "Innovation Beyond Metals." Walkerton, Indiana (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Polygon Company is proud to announce the launch of a new brand initiative, "Innovation Beyond Metals." Polygon products have always been produced for the superior benefits provided to both OEMs and the end users of their products. The new brand message will focus on how Polygon's innovative engineered composite products bring better performance...

Insect Cuticle Inspires Low-Cost Material With Exceptional Strength, Toughness
2011-12-14 03:45:28

"Shrilk" could one day replace plastic in consumer products, be used to suture wounds, and serve as scaffolding for tissue regeneration Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have developed a new material that replicates the exceptional strength, toughness, and versatility of one of nature's more extraordinary substances -- insect cuticle. Also low-cost, biodegradable, and biocompatible, the new material, called "Shrilk," could one day...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.