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2014-08-06 12:23:04

ALBANY, New York, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Dyestuff (Black Color) Market for Nylon Textile Fibers

2014-08-01 16:21:52

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced the election of Ulf M. "Mark" Schneider, President and CEO of Fresenius SE & Co.

2014-07-31 23:06:08

With a rapidly growing user base in the consumer and professional market, SmarTech believes that high value-added plastic materials used by 3D printers represent a high-margin opportunity for

2014-07-28 23:02:34

The Blowing Agents consumption market is likely to grow by 5.8% to reach 452.0 kilotons by 2019.

2014-07-26 23:00:25

The Polyoxymethylene Market is estimated to reach about $3.3 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8%.

2014-07-25 08:22:44

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition

2014-07-24 16:29:03

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced a technology license agreement with DuPont Pioneer that will advance seed technologies to help

2014-07-23 23:07:39

Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DuPont Pioneer announced today that Neal Gutterson, Ph.D., will

2014-07-22 08:23:57

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Highlights

2014-07-22 08:23:40

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced that its board of directors approved a third quarter dividend of 47 cents per share, a 4 percent increase over the 45 cents


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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