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2014-07-23 08:37:02

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online sports lottery, Bodog [http://www.bodog32.cn ], say they expect the world record price for an item of Chinese porcelain to be broken BEFORE the end of 2014. The sports lottery have unveiled odds after a tiny porcelain cup, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, fetched $36m (GBP21.5m) at recent auction in Hong Kong. FCBodog.com suggest odds of 4-6 that figure will be broken BEFORE January 31, 2014 or you can get 11-10 that...

2014-07-23 08:32:09

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Valentis Nanotech Ltd [http://trendlines.com/portfolio/valentis ]., a portfolio company of Trendlines Agtech [http://trendlines.com/agtech ], announced it has signed an MOU with one of Israel's leading agricultural thermoplastics applications companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/666259-a ) Valentis's technology combines nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC), a biodegradable, transparent...

2014-07-18 23:02:28

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled, "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-black-market.html (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled, "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers...

2014-07-17 16:21:42

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today the completion of a third amendment and restatement of its $400 million revolving credit agreement, thereby extending the maturity to 2019, reducing interest costs, and increasing financial flexibility. "We are pleased to have completed this agreement as it increases our company's financial flexibility and provides the liquidity to fund our continued growth," said Albert Chao, Westlake's...

2014-07-16 23:03:14

The emerging demand of plastic films and sheets will enhance the growth of polyvinyl chloride market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-polyvinyl-chloride-3016211864.html (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PVC is one of the most widely used plastic in the world, produced by polymerizing vinyl chloride monomer, which is experiencing strong market growth. Much of this growth is due to the strong demand in its key application industries such as construction and automobile. The global...

2014-07-16 12:21:04

ALBANY, New York, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Polycarbonate Market for Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Optical Media, Packaging and Other (Medical Implants and Tableware) Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global polycarbonate market was valued at USD 12.15 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 18.39 billion by 2019,...

2014-07-14 23:02:03

The report states that polyvinyl chloride PVC market will reach 48,320.85 kilotons by 2018, at the growth rate of over 5.2%. It covers market growth across various regions and major countries in these regions. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polyvinyl-chloride-market-201158187.html (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The report, "Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Market by Raw Material (EDC & Acetylene), Polymerization Process, Product, End User Industry (Construction, Automotive,...

2014-07-14 12:28:14

ALBANY, New York, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) for Apparels, Home Textiles and Other End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019." According to the report, the global carbon black market for textile fibers was valued at USD 597.2 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 964.4...

2014-07-10 23:06:33

Market Size -$ 6.70 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 5.8%, Market Trends – increasing demand in Asia Pacific new report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/phthalic-anhydride-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The global market for phthalic anhydride is expected to reach USD 10,387.5 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand for phthalate plasticizers...

2014-07-10 23:05:09

Local Utah company commemorates 25 years of continued growth and service to the surrounding community. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 2014 marks the 25th year of continued service and exponential growth for Premier Plastics. CEO, Jim Holbrook, started the company with just one machine. The first year, Premier Plastics ordered 10,000 pounds of plastic. Throughout the years, Premier Plastics expanded its operations and customer base to include further services and increased...


Latest Dielectrics Reference Libraries

Plasticulture
2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

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2010-10-11 19:45:07

Nylon, a synthetic polymer, was first produced by Wallace Carothers in 1935. It is one of the most commonly used polymers. The thermoplastic, silky material was first used in a nylon-bristled toothbrush, then women's stockings. Nylon was made of repeating units linked by amide bonds and is frequently referred to as ppolyamide (PA). There are two common methods of making nylon for fiber applications. It was the first commercially successful synthetic polymer. It was originally intended...

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2005-05-26 09:42:14

Kaolinite is a mineral with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4. It is a layered silicate mineral, with one tetrahedral sheet linked through oxygen molecules to one octahedral sheet of alumina octahedra. It is also known as china clay and kaolin (高嶺土 in pinyin: gao1 ling3 tu3), named after Gaoling ("High Hill"), Jingde Town, Jiangxi, China. It is a soft, earthy, usually white mineral (dioctahedral phyllosilicate clay), produced by the chemical weathering of feldspar. In...

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2005-05-25 18:55:31

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust. It has a hexagonal crystal structure made of trigonal crystallized silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2), with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. Density is 2.6 g/cm³. The typical shape is a six-sided prism that ends in six-sided pyramids, although these are often distorted, or so massive that only part of the shape is apparent from a mined specimen. Additionally a bed is a common form, particularly for varieties such as amethyst,...

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2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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