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How Can Ingesting Silver Turn Your Skin Blue
2012-10-31 04:28:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When is your skin like a black and white photograph? Sounds like the start to a bad riddle, right? Instead, it's the essential question behind a new study from Brown University. The study shows, for the first time, how ingesting too much silver can cause argyria, which is a rare condition that turns a patient's skin a striking shade of grayish blue. "It's the first conceptual model giving the whole picture of how one develops this...

Forming Cost-effective Titanium
2012-10-26 15:49:34

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Titanium is a material that offers excellent properties, however, it is costly and time-consuming to form. Fraunhofer researchers are now giving this multi-purpose metal another chance. They are presenting an economical forming technology for car exhaust systems at the EuroBlech trade fair (Hall 11, Booth B06) from 23 to 27 October in Hannover, Germany. To all intents and purposes, nothing stands in the way of titanium in terms of becoming a first-choice...

2012-10-24 04:00:14

Medi-Solve Coatings LLC will present a webinar on typical properties of hydrophilic coatings, how to measure and maximize adhesion, typical processing parameters and application equipment, expected FDA requirements and coating limitations. Needham, MA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Medi-Solve Coatings, LLC announces a live webinar for medical product design engineers on November 8th. Medical devices are being required to reach ever more distal areas of the body. Hydrophilic coatings are a key...

New Non-Toxic Coating Makes Aluminum Corrosion-Free
2012-10-23 16:20:15

[WATCH VIDEO: Formation of Corrosion Protective Molybdate Coating] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a new, non-toxic coating for aluminum that can replace the carcinogenic chromate coatings used for more than half a century to protect aluminum from corrosion. "There is no question that this will be able to replace the chromate-based coating,” said lead researcher Dev Chidambaram, assistant professor of materials science and...

2012-10-10 04:01:01

Blast-One, an industrial corrosion control and protective coating supply expert expands its operations to a third state since establishing itself in the US in the Spring of 2011. COLUMBUS, OHIO (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Blast-One International is proud to announce a territory expansion into Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is the third interstate expansion since the company established its North American headquarters in Columbus, Ohio during the spring of 2011; the other location is in...

2012-10-04 23:02:24

TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural edition of the Titanium Metal Annual Review. (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural edition of the Titanium Metal Annual Review. Due to the depth of information, growth of each sector and client feedback, TZMI has replaced the well known Mineral Sands Annual Review with a suite of four reports providing a more comprehensive analysis of...

2012-09-20 23:03:30

Pentair Technical Products announces the Hoffman® brand rugged Type 4X hinged-cover polycarbonate enclosures with stainless steel latches. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Pentair Technical Products announces the Hoffman® brand rugged Type 4X hinged-cover polycarbonate enclosures with stainless steel latches. Featuring durable, light gray polycarbonate, integrated molded hinges for secure cover attachment and stainless steel hinge pins for chemical and corrosion...

2012-09-18 23:03:40

Michele Bruck who is considered an expert at the deformulation, reformulation, and product failure analysis in the paint and coatings industry joins Avomeen Analytical Services. With over 20 years´ experience in the field including experience gained at PRA and Cas-MI she brings additional leadership and knowledge to the expanding laboratory. (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Avomeen Analytical Services has recently expanded its leadership with the addition of Michele L. Bruck as Technical...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.