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2011-09-01 07:00:00

Americas Watchdog's Chinese Drywall Complaint Center is on the verge of dramatically expanding its initiatives related to all Chinese building products. Aside from the groups ongoing efforts to get a meaningful response from the Obama Administration, with respect to 100,000's of innocent US homeowners, in Florida, or the US Southeast, who are stuck in a toxic Chinese drywall home, these new initiatives will also include a very intense focus on all other potentially toxic, or defective Chinese...

2011-08-17 00:00:03

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center is convinced there are a minimum of 100,000+ homes in Florida, that contain toxic Chinese drywall. The bulk of these homes were built, or remodeled between 2004, and 2007. In addition the group feels there could easily be another 100,000+ homes, that were built, or remodeled between 2004, and 2007 in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Southeast Texas, and Virginia. Toxic Chinese drywall, at least in Florida, and the US Southeast is corrosive enough to turn...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

ASHLAND, Mass., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IdeaPaint, the creator of high-performance dry-erase paint solutions, announced today that it has again expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of a new, IdeaPaint-produced base coating, appropriately named BASE. IdeaPaint BASE is a premium, performance base coat compatible with all of IdeaPaint's products--PRO, CRE-8 and HOME. The extremely smooth surface created by BASE eliminates the need for sanding from the application...

2011-07-27 12:08:00

PARIS, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain, through its Gypsum Activity, today completed the acquisition of Doganer, a Turkish manufacturer of plaster and plasterboard. The company is located 50 km southeast of Ankara, where it operates a plant with an annual production capacity of 500,000 tonnes of plaster and 12 million square meters of plasterboard. In 2010, Doganer generated revenue of nearly EUR22 million with 109 employees. The acquisition will enable...

2011-07-26 00:00:30

XRF Camera technology allows for cutting edge environmental testing in residential and commercial structures. (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 Genesis Testing Group has a new weapon in its arsenal for inspections involving lead based paint and Chinese drywall in commercial and residential locations. XRF technology utilizes the latest innovations such as SDD detectors and polarization optics to scan for potential problems. Lead based paint has been a problem in home construction for several decades....

2011-07-25 00:00:03

XRF Camera technology allows for cutting edge environmental testing in residential and commercial structures. (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 Genesis Testing Group has a new weapon in its arsenal for inspections involving lead based paint and Chinese drywall in commercial and residential locations. XRF technology utilizes the latest innovations such as SDD detectors and polarization optics to scan for potential problems. Lead based paint has been a problem in home construction for several decades....

2011-07-18 00:01:36

Andujo's Drywall Shares Tips and FAQ's for Homeowners Looking to Hire a Drywall Contractor Vallejo, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2011 Today, Andujo's Drywall, a Vallejo drywall contractor, launched a set of recommendations to help homeowners make an educated decision when hiring and working with a drywall contractor. To avoid the frustrating experience of finding bulges and rifts on a finished wall, homeowners will want to take special steps to find a skilled drywall contractor. Achieving 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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