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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...

2014-05-08 23:06:39

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers at Interpack 2014: Hall 10, B40/C39 Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Kuhne Anlagenbau of Sankt Augustin, Germany, and DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers (DuPont) have brought together Kuhne’s TripleBubble® water-quenched and bi-oriented film technology and DuPont’s knowledge in high-performance packaging polymers to explore new ways of saving costs and materials in multilayer shrink and lidding film applications....

2014-05-08 12:22:17

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hq83dk/polyoxymethylene) has announced the addition of the "Polyoxymethylene Market by Applications (Electrical & Electronics, Consumer, Industrial, Transportation, and Others) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Polyoxymethylene (POM) is a high performance engineering plastic which is used in many...

2014-05-07 23:05:30

Student winners focus on how to make the world a better, safer place. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Today DuPont announced the winners and honorable mentions of The 2014 DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition. Out of the nearly 10,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) essays submitted by middle and high school students from across the United States and Canada, six winners were chosen for their excellence in research and writing. Winning students and their...

2014-05-07 23:05:06

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Synthetic Rubber markets. Global market for Synthetic Rubber is projected to exceed 15 million metric tons by 2020, driven by strengthening automobile production, growing demand for tires in the OEM and replacement market, and rising popularity of high-performance rubber such as S-SBR and Nd-PBR due to stringent tire labeling regulations. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Synthetic rubbers are...

2014-05-06 23:07:09

The agreement will allow seamless interface of data and farm management information between AGCO equipment and Encirca℠ services. Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 DuPont Pioneer and AGCO Corporation today announced a global collaboration to bring wireless data transfer technology solutions to farmers in leading agricultural markets, including the United States, Canada, Brazil and key European countries. The agreement will allow seamless interface of data and farm management...

2014-05-06 23:06:28

10 Young Faculty Members Receive Early Career Grants WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Today DuPont named 10 young faculty members from around the world to its 2014 Class of Young Professors as part of its corporate efforts to recognize innovative research. Over the next three years, the company will provide this group of professors with $600,000 to support their work in advancing basic science to meet global challenges in food, energy and protection.     The...

2014-05-06 12:21:09

Solstice® Performance Fluid Effective Alternative to Current Solvent Being Phased Out MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its new low-global-warming solvent, Solstice(®) Performance Fluid (PF), received a favorable designation from a key California regulatory agency. California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), which maintains some of the highest standards for air quality in the U.S., has determined...


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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