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2013-11-20 23:31:16

Green Dot’s Terratek® WC wood-plastic composites now come in a smaller pellet size ideal for injection molding and sheet extrusion. The innovation allows for the use of wood-plastic composites in a wider range of plastics applications from toys to furniture and architecture to housewares. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Better pellets make better parts. Green Dot, a bioscience social enterprise serving plastics manufacturers and style conscious consumers, is...

2013-11-15 23:24:12

When used in the glass lamination process, Thermex Thermatron’s RF presses now enable many glass manufacturers to bypass autoclaving, reducing production time and operating cost by considerable amounts. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 As America experiences what many are calling a “mini renaissance” in manufacturing, there is a greater emphasis on ingenuity and highly efficient methods that have changed the face of the factory floor and its resulting output. Industrial...

2013-11-08 16:25:51

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilsonart LLC said Friday that it has completed the acquisition of Durcon Incorporated. Taylor, TX-based Durcon is well-known for its high performance, epoxy-resin work surfaces and sinks for laboratories and research facilities. The acquisition was first announced on October 14, 2013. Wilsonart LLC is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of high pressure laminates and other engineered surfaces used in furniture, office...

2013-11-07 12:21:11

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMTII Corporation and Adherent Technologies, Inc. (ATI) announced today their agreement in principle to partner in order to bring Adherent's Recycling of Carbon Fiber waste and Reactive Fiber Sizing technologies to market. They anticipate opening their first plant in the Oklahoma or Kansas area in 2014 that will service the significant industrial and aircraft manufacturing centers located in the region. ATI's Carbon Fiber Recycling and...

2013-11-07 08:35:11

SAO PAULO, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eternit S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: ETER3; OTC: ETNTY) today announces its results for the 3Q13. Eternit ended the 3Q13 with a performance well above that of the rest of the construction materials sector, operating at full capacity in its chrysotile mining operations, at around 90% in its fiber-cement operation and approximately 60% in its concrete tile business. Chrysotile sales volume amounted to 72,400 tons in 3Q13, compared to 73,700 tons...

2013-11-06 16:23:15

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jx8b7k/carbon_fibers_and) has announced the addition of the "Carbon Fibers & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) - A Global Market Overview" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jx8b7k/carbon_fibers_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global Carbon Fibers Market to touch 141k...

2013-11-04 20:22:43

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed Corporation and Counsel for the Plaintiffs in In re: CertainTeed Fiber Cement Siding Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2270 (E.D. Pa), announced today that they have entered into an agreement to settle various class actions relating to fiber cement siding manufactured by CertainTeed Corporation and installed on or before September 30, 2013. Plaintiffs, who own properties with the siding, allege that the siding was defective....

2013-11-04 16:27:42

DUBLIN, November 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hwdzh6/ureaformaldehyde) has announced the addition of the "Urea-Formaldehyde (UF) - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hwdzh6/ureaformaldehyde ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Urea-Formaldehyde (UF) volume market is expected to reach 18.7 million tons by 2016...

2013-10-30 23:19:50

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Research and Forecast of China’s Carbon Fiber Market, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Carbon fiber not only has the inherent characteristics of carbon material, but also has the features of soft and workability of textile fibers. Carbon fiber is a new generation of the reinforcing fiber. There are many enterprises that engaged in the production of carbon fiber in China, including ZhongFu ShenYing Carbon Fiber Co.,...

2013-10-29 23:03:49

Michelman’s Dr. Yves De Smet conducted a seminar on fiber sizing and binder solutions at the China Composites Expo 2013, held in Beijing, China from September 11-13, 2013. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Michelman’s Dr. Yves De Smet conducted a seminar on fiber sizing and binder solutions at the China Composites Expo 2013, held in Beijing, China from September 11-13, 2013. The presentation was done in English and translated to Chinese in real-time by Michelman’s Mr. Allen...


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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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