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2015-01-27 12:24:17

DALLAS, January 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "Global and China Carbon Fiber Industry Report, 2014-2017" market intelligence study of 116

2015-01-22 23:08:17

A recent study by Transparency Market Research (TMR) forecasts that the global cellulose fibers market will grow at a CAGR of 9.8% between the years 2012 to 2018. Albany,

2015-01-22 04:20:53

MILAN, January 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Roadrunnerfoot Engineering s.r.l., founded by Daniele Bonacini (Paralympic athlete of Athens 2004, mechanical engineer and PHD),

artificial medical implant
2015-01-20 15:27:37

Pacemakers and other artificial medical implants can often cause medical complications by triggering the body’s natural defenses, but researchers at ETH Zurich have found a way to make these implants more biocompatible by coating them with fabricated cellulose-sheaths.

2015-01-17 23:00:50

Global Synthetic Fibers Market 2015-2019 is a new industry research report which profiles key players like Jushi Group Co. Ltd., Owens Corning Corp., Teijin Ltd., Toho Tenax Co. Ltd.

2015-01-15 12:22:10

LONDON, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report analyzes and forecasts the market for carbon fiber on the global and regional level.

2015-01-14 23:07:26

New Market Research Report on Global Carbon Black For Textile Fibers Market Analysis, Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 has been published by Grand View Research.


Latest Fiber Reference Libraries

Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.