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2013-05-30 23:01:47

Mike Leathers brings 20 years of experience in the heavy construction industry, most recently as President of Hanson Engineered Products. Leathers responsibilities will include building awareness of the company´s Flowtite Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) pipe in North America, as a superior solution for pressure applications such as water transport. Rialto, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The Ken Thompson Pipe Group (KTI, Inc.) has announced the appointment of Mike Leathers to the position of...

2013-05-29 23:02:07

The Ken Thompson Pipe Group (KTI, Inc.) tested the performance of its Flowtite® FRP pipe in front of a group of engineers, contractors and owners to prove its superior performance in pressure applications such as water transport. The pipe withstood pressure to 1375 psi, up to nine times its operating pressure. RIALTO, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The KTI Pipe Group proved a point in dramatic fashion to a large group of industry professionals: that Flowtite® Fiber Reinforced Plastic...

2013-05-24 23:13:46

SAE International offers a three-volume book set that includes critical properties of polymer matrix composite materials that meet specific data requirements, as well as guidelines for design, analysis, material selection, manufacturing, quality control, and repair. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 SAE International offers a three-volume book set that includes critical properties of polymer matrix composite materials that meet specific data requirements, as well as guidelines for design,...

2013-05-22 23:20:00

[268 Pages Report] Amino Resins Market report categorizes the global Market by Types (Urea Formaldehyde & Melamine Formaldehyde), Applications (MDF, Particle Board, Plywood, Laminates, Coatings), & by Geography- Forecasting 2018. (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Report "Urea Formaldehyde Resins Market - by Types (Amino Resins, Melamine Formaldehyde, Melamine Urea Formaldehyde), Applications (Particle Board, MDF, Plywood, Laminates, Coatings) and Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to...

2013-05-05 23:03:17

Polyurethane innovator will unveil uniquely light, exceptionally stiff, load-bearing composite panel; spotlight LAST-A-FOAM® aerospace composite core board series Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 General Plastics Manufacturing Company will introduce its new impact-resistant, load-bearing panel at the 2013 SAMPE conference May 6-9 in Long Beach, California — the premier international event for the advanced materials and processes industry. In addition to its cutting-edge composite...


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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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