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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...

2013-10-25 23:04:53

RnRMarketResearchs.com adds latest report on “Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Composites to 2017” to its store. Report says US demand for fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) composites is forecast to reach 4.3 billion pounds in 2017. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 US demand to reach 4.3 billion pounds in 2017 US demand for fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) composites is forecast to reach 4.3 billion pounds in 2017. Advances will rebound from the moderate declines experienced during the course...

2013-10-23 16:23:46

VANCOUVER, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - FRP Transmission Innovations Inc., in collaboration with BC Hydro, is excited to set a new environmental standard for high voltage infrastructure with the installation of a fibre reinforced polymer H-frame structure built for transmission lines. This installation represents a number of important firsts: -- The first polyurethane cross arm for high voltage lines that does not release any substances into the...

2013-10-14 16:20:13

- 7,000 lbs. of composites to be recycled using techniques created for 787 Dreamliner SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and ORACLE TEAM USA, winner of the 34(th) America's Cup, are collaborating to recycle 7,000 pounds (about 3,175 kilograms) of carbon fiber of USA-71, a yacht built for the America's Cup campaign in 2003. The hull and mast of the racing yacht will be processed and repurposed, a first-of-its-kind effort for what will likely be the...

2013-10-11 12:22:09

ACC Formaldehyde Panel Files Comments on EPA's Proposed Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EPA's proposed rule for formaldehyde emissions for composite wood products is arbitrary and contrary to the intent of the law, according to comments filed this week by the American Chemistry Council's Formaldehyde Panel. The Panel states in its comments that it supports a national standard, but questions EPA's overreach in...

2013-10-08 23:23:26

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Top 20 Composites Companies 2013 : Competitive Landscape Analysis for Glass Fibre, Carbon Fibre & Aramid Fibre. London (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Report Details There are numerous participants within the global composites industry and this report attempts to delineate the top companies operating within the composite industry. Often a company within the industry will focus on a specific role such as the designing of a...

2013-10-07 12:26:52

Fire Resistant Lumber Won't Allow Fire to Catch or Spread HOUSTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fire resistant lumber is a smart investment in a region that sees prolonged periods of dry weather. The risk of wildfires is always present in some areas, but fire resistant lumber will stop the fire in the rear of a property from dancing along fence lines until it consumes homes, outbuildings and barns. Now available from Bayou City Lumber, there are several benefits to this type...


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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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