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Thinner Aerogel Is 500 Times Stronger
2012-08-20 08:16:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An enhanced version of the world's lightest solid material, said to be as much as 500 times stronger than its predecessors, was unveiled during a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) on Sunday. The substance, a new flexible aerogel, replaces traditional silica-based types of the solid insulating material, the organization said in an August 19 announcement. Traditional aerogels are brittle, easy to break, and prone to...

2012-04-17 23:01:29

Choosing the best air filter for your home from FiltersFast.com protects your family from pollen and pet dander that can trigger intense symptoms for allergy sufferers. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 If you are purchasing your air filters from your local home improvement store, you could be making your allergies worse! Experts contend that we are experiencing one of the most dangerous allergy seasons in decades for those who suffer from allergies and asthma. Choosing the best air...

2012-04-04 03:16:49

QUT's first foray into space is bound to be a giant step for mankind. Dr Martin Castillo from Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Science and Engineering Faculty, and researcher for the university's micro-gravity drop tower, has partnered with the United States Air Force to fund world-first research into the development of ZBLAN glass. Dr Castillo said the special glass will be the first QUT project to be launched into space. "True ZBLAN glass fibers can only be made in the...

2011-12-08 10:29:51

A highly sensitive method to detect atoms was developed at the Vienna University of Technology Glass fiber cables are indispensable for the internet — now they can also be used as a quantum physics lab. The Vienna University of Technology is the only research facility in the world, where single atoms can be controllably coupled to the light in ultra-thin fiber glass. Specially prepared light waves interact with very small numbers of atoms, which makes it possible to build detectors...

2011-11-21 10:25:00

Focalizing on the needs of the potable and wastewater industries as well as chemical processing operations, American Fiberglass Tank Repair has launched a new field service program serving all of North America. Known for professional field services for fiberglass tanks, nozzles and interior corrosion coats, AFTR now also leads in field response logistics. Manchester, New Hampshire (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 American Fiberglass Tank Repair, LLC, previously the Composites Tank Repair Division...

Latest Fiberglass Reference Libraries

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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