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2014-08-12 16:20:52

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "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" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Polycarbonate, a thermoplastic polymer is produced using BPA (Bisphenol A) and phosgene as the...

2014-08-11 08:23:45

-Teleconference to be held on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT- BEIJING, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: FFHL) ("Fuwei Films" or the "Company"), a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality BOPET plastic films in China, today announced that the Company will report its unaudited financial results for the second quarter of 2014 on Thursday, August 21, 2014 after the close of the market. The Company will host a teleconference on Friday,...

2014-08-01 12:22:33

DUBLIN, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polyamide Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Polyamides are polymers that can be used to structurally and characteristically replace metals, wood, glass or ceramics in various applications. Polyamide has unique thermal, mechanical, electrical, and acoustic properties, which makes it a versatile product. It is a high-performance...

2014-07-31 08:26:17

HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today it has closed the previously announced acquisition of German-based Vinnolit Holdings GmbH and its subsidiary companies from Advent International, a private equity firm. The Vinnolit acquisition includes six production facilities located in Burghausen, Gendorf, Cologne, Knapsack and Schkopau in Germany and Hillhouse in the United Kingdom. These operations have a combined annual capacity...

2014-07-30 12:27:33

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Flat Glass Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2105824/Global-Flat-Glass-Industry-2014-2019-Trend-Forecast-and-Opportunity-Analysis.html Background: The global flat glass industry is expected to reach an estimated $66.6 billion by 2019. The major drivers of flat glass are growth in automotive and construction industries....

2014-07-29 12:36:56

SCRANTON, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vycom announces the addition of Thermax PVC to the Flametec® family of products, designed to meet Factory Mutual (FM) 4910 fire propagation and smoke generation criteria for cleanroom equipment materials such as wet benches, process tools, fume hoods, furniture and cabinetry. These criteria reduce threats to worker safety and damage to semiconductor wafers used in electronic chip manufacturing. Flametec Thermax provides a flame-retardant...

2014-07-28 12:23:38

ALBANY, New York, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled "Antimicrobial Plastics Market for Electronic & Consumer Appliances, Personal Care, Packaging, Automotive, Building & Construction, Healthcare and Other Applications - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020". According to the report, the U.S. antimicrobial plastics market was valued at USD 662.3 million in 2013 and...

2014-07-26 12:20:40

DALLAS, July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polybenzimidazoles (PBI) Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China PVC Artificial Leather Industry" reports to its research database. 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polybenzimidazoles (PBI) Industry" is a professional and in-depth research report on China and Global Polybenzimidazoles (PBI) market. The report introduces...

2014-07-24 12:24:00

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Polypropylene - End-Use Sectors in Asia-Pacific to Drive Growth" 2014 market research report says worldwide polypropylene capacity increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2003, reaching 65 million tons per year (mmty) in 2013, and is expected to continue rising to 86 mmty by 2018, at a slightly higher CAGR of 5.8%. It forecasts China and Russia to be the leading contributors to...

2014-07-23 23:06:15

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Mica Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/mica-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Mica is a shiny silicate mineral material having a layered structure. It occurs in the form of infinitesimal in rocks, granite or as crystals. The most salient characteristic of mica...


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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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