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2014-05-22 08:20:44

PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate 85 years of innovation in sealing components, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies will have a presence at the 2014 Mecanica Fair- one of the largest industrial showcases in Latin America - with a series of exclusive products. The products that will be shown have been recently launched in the world market to meet the new efficiency standards set by the machinery and equipment industry. With the dedication of more than 200...

2014-05-20 23:05:57

DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity Issues Report on Progress Toward a Food and Nutrition Secure World Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Today, the DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity issued an updated progress report on the global food and nutrition landscape, highlighting substantial gains in global food production rates, improvements in nutritional quality, and advances in eradicating extreme hunger and poverty,...

2014-05-20 12:22:09

LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Automotive Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/adhesives_sealants/global_automotive_coatings_adhesives_sealants_market_2014_2018.htmlTechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Automotive Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants market will grow at a CAGR of 5.59 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to...

2014-05-19 23:02:47

Optimizing Performance, Lifetime and Return on Investment for Solar Shanghai, China (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) is highlighting how materials matter to help improve the performance, lifetime and return on investment (ROI) for solar energy systems during SNEC, May 20 – 22, 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. The DuPont booth (W4-555) will feature the latest advanced materials, as well as solar panels made with DuPont materials from China...

2014-05-16 23:06:00

Consumer Convenience Rates High Marks WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 DuPont presented 16 awards recognizing packaging excellence at last night’s 26th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industry's longest-running, global, independently judged competition highlighting innovative packaging solutions and collaboration throughout the value chain. This year, the program received nearly 200 entries from 31 countries, marking the second-highest number of entries and...

2014-05-16 12:26:06

SHELBURNE, ON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In Western Canada, the large blue-tinted bottles used for water coolers have been turning green and the initiative has been recognized with a DuPont Awards for packaging innovation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140516/88431) The DuPont Awards, a world-leading packaging competition, recognizes and honors packaging excellence. The Ice River Springs green bottle won in the Responsible Packaging category. "It is a great...

2014-05-13 23:05:46

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Chloroprene Rubber markets. Global market for Chloroprene Rubber is projected to exceed 300 thousand metric tons by the year 2020, driven by the rising demand from end-use applications specifically those related to automobile, industrial rubber goods, and adhesives. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Chloroprene rubber is one of the widely used grades of rubber. Chloroprene rubber or...

2014-05-13 23:02:26

Bring your strollers, tricycles, bikes, and sneakers and head to Hagley Museum and Library’s Bike and Hike for ten evenings of fun. Every Wednesday evening beginning June 25 through August 27, Hagley’s 235-acre site will be open for walking, biking, and exploring. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Late June through August 2014 – Bring your strollers, tricycles, bikes, and sneakers and head to Hagley Museum and Library’s Bike and Hike for ten evenings of fun. Every Wednesday...

2014-05-13 16:34:13

- EXECUTES NEW PRE-LEASE AT SC1 - WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced that the Company exercised the accordion feature on its unsecured revolving credit facility, increasing the total commitment under the facility from $400 million to $560 million. The Company also amended the facility to expand the accordion feature to provide the Company with the option to increase the total commitment to $800 million, if one or more...

2014-05-08 23:08:03

This research report categorizes the polyoxymethylene market on the basis of applications and geography, forecasting volumes, and revenues and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polyoxymethylene-market-126414942.html). (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The report “Polyoxymethylene Market by Applications (Electrical & Electronics, Consumer, Industrial, Transportation, and Others) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018”, defines...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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