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2013-04-22 23:04:28

The latest industry statistics suggest that growth is expected in the construction and flooring sector, particularly over the longer term. This has been borne out by the experiences of Cheap Flooring Direct, which has seen a significant growth in the number of new business enquiries and commissions in the past year and has experienced a strong pipeline of new orders and rising revenues. UK (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 The latest industry statistics suggest that growth is expected in the...

Navy Develops High Impact, High Integrity Polymer
2013-04-18 10:29:54

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Chemistry Division scientists have developed a second generation, cost-effective polyetheretherketone (PEEK)-like phthalonitrile-resin demonstrating superior high temperature and flammability properties for use in numerous marine, aerospace, and domestic applications. The resin can be used to make composite components by established industrial methods such as resin transfer molding (RTM), resin infusion molding (RIM),...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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