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2014-03-08 23:03:10

RTP Company continues to strengthen its wear and friction compounds by introducing APWA Plus™ compounds - the latest advancement in its family of wear and friction acetal (POM) compounds.

2014-03-06 23:32:44

Award Honors Companies’ Collaboration to Develop Energy-Saving Laundry Detergent Wilmington, Del.

2014-03-04 23:03:12

When Operational in 2016, the Facility will be One of the Largest World-Class Phosphate Fertilizer Complexes Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 DuPont

2014-03-02 23:01:58

Recently, TOGOHK.com has released its new collection of Viton gaskets; the new designs are available in different sizes, and custom designs are available. (PRWEB)

2014-03-01 23:01:58

TOGOHK.com is one of the most popular firms in China offering high quality Viton O-rings, silicone O-rings and more.

2014-02-28 23:27:41

Company Committed to Helping Address the Country’s Challenges in Feeding the Growing Population, Reducing Dependence on Fossil Fuels and Protecting People and the Environment YANGON,

2014-02-28 23:26:55

Schülke & Mayr GmbH Selected for its sensiva® PA 40 Wilmington, Del.

2014-02-28 23:26:53

Recently, TOGOHK.com, the leading Viton gasket supplier in the world, has launched a Viton gasket promotion for the USA Market, and announced custom Viton gaskets are offered as well.

2014-02-27 23:38:40

TOGOHK.com is a renowned wholesale supplier of Viton gaskets.


Latest DuPont Reference Libraries

OncoMouse
2013-10-02 09:29:43

The OncoMouse or Harvard Mouse is a type of laboratory mouse that has been genetically modified utilizing modification designed by Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart, of Harvard University, to carry a certain gene called an activated oncogene. The activated oncogene considerably increases the mouse’s vulnerability to cancer, therefore making the mouse suitable for cancer research. The rights to the invention were owned by DuPont until recently. The USPTO found that the patent expired in...

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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.