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2012-03-26 10:21:17

AKRON, Ohio, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches and specialty powders, will be launching a new series of high-modulus, high-strength nylon compounds under the trade name Schulamid®( )HM for metal replacement applications at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5 in the South Hall, Booth 15000. Visitors will learn how Schulamid HM can improve productivity and product performance; and will be...

2012-03-26 06:22:46

WARRENDALE, Pa., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbon fiber reinforced composites are capable of providing the lightweight materials needed for fuel efficiency, and the mechanical strength required for safety in automobiles. SAE International offers book that provides a high-level summary on carbon reinforced fiber composites specific to the automotive industry in today's market and its vision for the next 5 to 10 years. Automotive Carbon Fiber Composites: From...

2012-03-21 02:20:11

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and STAMFORD, Conn., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL), a leading manufacturer of advanced composite materials, and Web Industries, a leader in custom manufacturing and development services for flexible materials, are pleased to announce the signing of a long-term Supply Agreement under which Web Industries will convert Hexcel's HexPly® carbon fiber prepreg into slit tape for Aerospace programs, including the Airbus A350 XWB....

2012-03-14 09:00:00

ATLANTA, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Dairyman's Supply Company have announced they will continue their manufacturer-distributor relationship for engineered wood products (EWP). Under the agreement, Dairyman's will continue to supply dealers with a complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products, including Wood I Beam(TM) joists, GP Lam® laminated veneer lumber (LVL), Fiberstrong® rim board and laminated beams. Previously,...

CarbonFiber
2012-03-14 06:15:36

Today carbon fiber is heralded for its strength, its rigidity and its ability to be cast in shapes that would be virtually impossible with other materials. Carbon fiber is now commonly used in high performance automobiles, and in the world of sporting goods with everything from skis to bicycles to golf clubs. It is used as casing for laptops and even has been utilized as a material for cutting edge jewelry makers looking to go cutting edge. Of course the biggest use of carbon fiber is in...

2012-03-12 14:30:00

SAO PAULO, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eternit S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: ETER3; OTC: ETNTY), a company with 72 years of activity and the market leader in roof coverings with operations in the bathroom chinaware and metallic fittings segments and components for construction systems, today announces its results for the 4th quarter and year 2011 (4Q11 and 2011). Eternit ended 4Q11 once again reporting a superior performance to that of the sector, operating its chrysotile mining business at...

2012-02-25 08:00:00

MattingExperts.com now offering Superior Manufacturing Group (SMG) products with a unique lamination technology called UniFusion. This Trade Marked process creates such a strong lasting bond; Superior guarantees it for the life of the mat. Palos Park, IL (PRWEB) February 25, 2012 UniFusion incorporates heat and pressure to fuse the top surface of the anti-fatigue rug to the foam base material creating a virtually unbreakable bond. This uniquely fervent bond eliminates any possibility of...

2012-02-03 09:07:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (JHX: US), the leading manufacturer of fiber cement siding, is celebrating Cincinnati resident's strong community devotion by collecting stories of local heroism and giving back to the area's top hero. The hero who is nominated in the most moving submission will receive all new siding courtesy of James Hardie. The contest is organized by James Hardie and sponsored by Accurate Carpentry and Holmes Custom Renovation,...

2012-01-24 12:09:00

MONCURE, NC, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Uniboard(®) USA LLC, a North American leader in engineered wood products announced today that it has successfully finalized the sale of its facilities located in Moncure, North Carolina to a subsidiary of Paneles Arauco. Uniboard(®) had entered into an agreement with Arauco to sell the Moncure facilities on December 29, 2011. The Moncure facilities sold to Arauco is servicing primarily the US South East. Arauco will license the...

2012-01-20 16:54:00

State-of-the-art flooring division launches 40 new floors LAVAL, QC, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Uniboard(®), a leader in North America in engineered wood products including laminate flooring, is back at the helm of their state-of-the-art flooring facility in Laval, Quebec and are launching a brand new 40 SKU collection without delay. Due to recent administrative restructuring, Uniboard(®) has taken back management control of its laminate flooring plant. "We are very...


Latest Composite materials Reference Libraries

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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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