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2014-09-23 12:29:30

Mold in warehouse buildings is a significant problem. Many of our nations are not climate controlled and therefore increasingly have problems with dealing with mold due to how items are shipped. BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mold is a highly resilient organism of the natural order, which can survive on even the slimmest of natural organisms. Mold can survive off of moisture, and cellulose materials, and a warehouse environment can provide the best possible...

2014-09-22 23:14:27

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a renowned bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled a new selection of elegant bamboo mats online. Additionally, the company has launched a big promotion for the new items. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a renowned bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled a new selection of elegant bamboo mats online. The company’s new range combines the bamboo material with the clean lines of clear plastic to...

2014-09-22 23:13:07

Reflecting their position as the leading provider of iron gates and other iron products, Strictly Doors and Gates is now offering ornamental iron gates in Las Vegas at reasonable prices. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Reflecting their position as the leading provider of iron gates and other iron products, Strictly Doors and Gates is now offering ornamental iron gates in Las Vegas at reasonable prices. The company offers quality wrought iron ornamental gates that bring elegance...

2014-09-22 23:04:13

Lunch and Learn lecture, held by IMPACT in conjunction with the American Institute of Steel Construction, successfully educates participants in the thermal properties of structural steel and raises awareness of iron workers in the industry. Washington (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) celebrated the 6th annual SteelDay by offering a seminar directed at engineers, architects and construction professionals, held on September...

2014-09-22 23:00:28

Recognizing water damage in your home can help prevent small problems from becoming major water damage issues. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Restoration Local, a leading provider of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips on recognizing water damage in your home. With a watchful eye and a little bit of knowledge, water damage issues can be avoided or taken care of before they become major repairs. Foundations that crack due to low-quality...

2014-09-22 12:22:23

Show will highlight new sealing solutions for the wind power industry PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturers and operators place high demands on sealing systems in wind power facilities. The key requirements include minimal friction, optimized wear behavior and reliable operation at low temperatures. The systems are used to seal blade and main bearings, as hydraulic seals in pitch cylinders and as oil seals in main gears. Specialists from Freudenberg-NOK...

2014-09-22 08:30:35

CNH Industrial Parts & Service, the Company's spare parts, accessories and services business, has launched 'CNH Industrial Genuine Parts'. This will provide a new identity and management of genuine parts for CNH Industrial's 12 brands. BASILDON, United Kingdom, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial Parts & Service has undertaken an extensive integration process across the Parts & Service businesses of the 12 agriculture, construction, commercial vehicle and powertrain brands,...

2014-09-22 08:30:29

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Concrete Equipment Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Concrete Equipment Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the concrete equipment industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-09-22 04:20:23

BASILDON, United Kingdom, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial N.V. announces that it intends to proceed, subject to market conditions, with a benchmark note issuance denominated in Euro. The notes are to be issued by CNH Industrial Finance Europe S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNH Industrial N.V., under the Global Medium Term Note Programme guaranteed by CNH Industrial N.V. The final terms of the offering will be determined on the basis of market conditions at the time...

2014-09-21 23:02:40

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an experienced producer of natural bamboo items, has announced a special offer for its bamboo panels (http://www.bambooindustry.com/products/bamboo-panel/). The company’s excellent panels are very popular in the market; all of them are available at discounted prices now. (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an experienced producer of natural bamboo items, has announced a special offer for its bamboo panels...


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2012-05-04 05:50:15

The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus) is also known as the common mole, and it is the only mole in its genus. This mole has a very wide range, the largest of any native North American mole ranging from Canada to the eastern areas of the United States, and as far south as Mexico. In the United Sates, this mole can be found in Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. However, it is not found in the Appalachian Mountains. Its Canadian range is limited to the...

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2010-10-04 16:15:56

Staplers, used widely in government, business, offices, and schools, are mechanical devices that join sheets of paper by driving a metal staple through the paper. The first stapler was created for King Louis XV. Each staple was inscribed with the insignia of royal court. George McGill created the predecessor of the modern staple. In 1867, he received a patent for a press to insert his fastener into paper. Henry R. Heyl received a patent for the first machine to both insert and clinch the...

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2005-05-26 10:48:13

Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. Chemical structure Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. CaSO4·2H2O + heat → CaSO4·½H2O + 1½H2O (steam) The partially dehydrated mineral is called calcium sulfate hemihydrate or calcined gypsum (commonly known as plaster of...

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2005-05-25 19:16:15

Perlite is an amorphous glass mineral of volcanic origin. Typical analysis: 70-75% SiO2, 12-15% Al2O3, Na2O 3-4%, K2O 3-5%, Fe2O3 0,5-2%, MgO 0,2-0,7%, CaO 0,5-1,5% Loss On Ignition 3-5% Properties: When it reaches temperatures of 850"“900 °C, perlite softens (since it is a glass) and water trapped in the structure escapes and this causes the expansion of the material to 7"“15 times its original volume. The expanded material is a brilliant white, due to the reflectivity of the...

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2005-05-25 10:53:46

Vermiculite is a natural mineral which expands with the application of heat. It is formed by hydration of certain basaltic minerals, and is often found in association with asbestos. Mining operations in Libby, Montana were closed in 1990 in response to asbestos contamination. Expanded vermiculite is used as a soil conditioner, as loose-fill insulating and packing material, as an insulating filler for plaster and concrete compounds, and as a carrier for dry handling and slow release of...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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