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2013-08-30 23:26:39

Green Dot Holdings LLC is manufacturing new high-performance bioplastic resin compounds for MCG BioComposites LLC. The bioplastic compounds combine corncob and reprocessed or recycled polyethylene or polypropylene to create a strong durable material ideal for outdoor applications. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Green Dot Holdings LLC (Green Dot), a full-service bioplastic company headquartered in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, is manufacturing bioplastic resins made from a...

2013-08-13 23:17:50

Thermosoft International Corporation offers several electric radiant floor heating products that can be installed under carpet tile. What’s new is that two of Thermosoft’s floor warming systems can now be installed without imbedding the heating mats in cement. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 In the latest evolution of floor warming technology, Thermosoft offers two electric radiant floor heating products, ThermoFloor® and WarmFlex™, both of which can be installed...

2013-07-09 23:00:27

Furniture entrepreneur, Kirsten Hathcock, and her company Mod Mom Furniture adopt Columbia Forest Products PureBond® decorative hardwood plywood for its eco-friendly children’s furnishings. Flagstaff, AZ (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Mod Mom Furniture announces that PureBond® decorative hardwood plywood products are now the exclusive wood material being used in the manufacture of its line of wooden toy boxes and other children’s furniture. The conversion to PureBond® hardwood...

New Material Created At Rice University With Graphene Oxide Flakes
2013-07-08 11:37:26

Rice University Large flakes of graphene oxide are the essential ingredient in a new recipe for robust carbon fiber created at Rice University. The fiber spun at Rice is unique for the strength of its knots. Most fibers are most likely to snap under tension at the knot, but Rice's fiber demonstrates what the researchers refer to as "100 percent knot efficiency," where the fiber is as likely to break anywhere along its length as at the knot. The new work from the Rice lab of chemist...

2013-07-03 23:19:05

Michelman has introduced Hydrolube fiber lubricants, a family of water-based emulsions used in fiber sizing formulations to lubricate and protect fiberglass, carbon fiber, natural and specialty fibers during forming, processing and post-processing. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Michelman has introduced Hydrolube fiber lubricants, a family of water-based emulsions used in fiber sizing formulations to lubricate and protect fiberglass, carbon fiber, natural and specialty fibers during...


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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