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2014-08-27 12:21:24

Russell Athletic shoulder pad system made with same high-performance carbon fiber as 787 Dreamliner SEATTLE, Aug.

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The North American Urea Formaldehyde Resin Market report defines and segments the urea formaldehyde resin market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue.

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The Miracle Method Surface Refinishing exhibit at the APPA Conference and Exposition in San Diego, July 21-23, 2014, was a tremendous success.

2014-07-30 16:25:08

AGY to assume Owens Corning S-Glass business, will operate as exclusive licensee of Owens Corning S-Glass technology TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:


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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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