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2011-08-02 03:00:00

MIDDLESBROUGH, England, August 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CorDEX Instruments has forged a strategic partnership with the University of Aberdeen, investing GBP150,000 to provide intrinsically safe and explosion proof technologies for use in research. The deal will see CorDEX provide equipment and onsite training in the correct use of these groundbreaking oil and gas tools, which are certified for safe use offshore and in explosive environments. Over the next three...

2011-07-09 00:00:31

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:INTK), an emerging global leader in nanoscience energy saving solutions, announced today that they have received a 2,973 gallon order from Montaco, the industrial contractor awarded the bid to install the Company's patented Nansulate® Translucent PT insulation and corrosion control coating on fuel oil tanks at the Porto refinery in Portugal. Naples, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:INTK), an emerging global leader in...

2011-06-06 19:33:23

A world premiere: a material which changes its strength, virtually at the touch of a button. This transformation can be achieved in a matter of seconds through changes in the electron structure of a material; thus hard and brittle matter, for example, can become soft and malleable. What makes this development revolutionary, is that the transformation can be controlled by electric signals. This world-first has its origins in Hamburg. Jörg Weißmller, a materials...

2011-05-23 07:16:00

SCRANTON, Pa., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scranton Products introduces Resistall Partitions, a new line of maintenance-free privacy partitions that are engineered for value-oriented customers looking to save time and avoid hassles. Resistall Partitions are made of HPDE plastic and are the perfect replacement for metal in tough environments like bars, clubs, diners, cafes and more. Resistall partitions are as tough as they are affordable and easy to install. Unlike metal, phenolic,...

2011-04-07 00:00:03

Liberty Packaging Co, Inc. announces new ATCI packaging product for electronic devices, components, circuit cards, and equipment in the electronics industry requiring short-term corrosion protection and electrostatic discharge protection. Braintree, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 Liberty Packaging Co, Inc. announces new ATCI packaging product for electronic devices, components, circuit cards, and equipment in the electronics industry requiring short-term corrosion protection and...

2011-03-18 06:30:00

DALLAS, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Corrosion Inhibitors - Water & oil based, organic & inorganic type, applications, raw materials trends & forecasts (2010 - 2015)" report analyzes the corrosion inhibitor market by type, applications, and geography and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the corrosion inhibitor in major geographies of North America, Europe, and Asia. The global corrosion inhibitor market is expected to grow...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

HOUSTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning, the leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements, today announced the availability of the first-ever chemical resistance guide for glass fibers at the international trade show for the National Association of Corrosion Engineers. The guide provides information to help end-users, engineers and fabricators select the optimum glass fiber reinforcements for use in fiberglass-reinforced polymer (FRP) applications used in corrosive...

2011-03-14 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today that its tubular products subsidiary, U. S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Surface Enhancement Technologies (SET), part of Lambda Technologies Group, to permit U. S. Steel Tubular Products to be the exclusive tubular products manufacturer to utilize Low Plasticity Burnishing (LPB®), an advanced, patented technology that can be applied to a...

2011-03-10 09:05:00

DALLAS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, 850 water main breaks occur in North America at an annual repair cost of over $3 billion. Today a new website, www.watermainbreakclock.com, was launched to track the jaw-dropping cumulative price tag to taxpayers of the high costs associated with repairs, replacement and more. Corrosion of old-technology pipe materials remains the leading cause of leaks and breaks that are degrading our water delivery and sewage treatment systems, which...

2011-03-09 14:07:00

NEWTON, Mass., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck Inc., Fabricated Products Group, a global supplier of refractory materials and fabricated products will exhibit at the upcoming NACE CORROSION 2011 in Houston, TX, March 14-17 featuring its Ultra 76 Tantalum alloy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090625/NE38551LOGO ) For years, tantalum and tantalum alloys have been extensively used in electronic, chemical processing, and biomedical industries. Process industries...


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