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2013-06-07 23:01:28

Take advantage of ParknPool´s special pricing on one of their 6´ Round Starburst Fiberglass Umbrellas until June 30, 2013. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 ParknPool, the leading online distributor of commercial grade furnishings and site amenities such as pool furniture, restaurant furniture, picnic tables, park benches and playgrounds, is announcing special pricing on their 6´ Round Starburst Fiberglass Top Patio Umbrella (64UM-00001). This windproof solid fiberglass...

2013-05-30 23:31:22

The Ken Thompson Pipe Group (KTI, Inc.) tested the performance of its Flowtite FRP pipe in front of a group of engineers, contractors and owners to prove its superior performance in pressure applications such as water transport. The pipe withstood pressure to 1375 psi, up to nine times its operating pressure. Rialto, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The KTI Pipe Group proved a point in dramatic fashion to a large group of industry professionals: that Flowtite Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) offers...

2013-05-29 23:02:07

The Ken Thompson Pipe Group (KTI, Inc.) tested the performance of its Flowtite® FRP pipe in front of a group of engineers, contractors and owners to prove its superior performance in pressure applications such as water transport. The pipe withstood pressure to 1375 psi, up to nine times its operating pressure. RIALTO, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The KTI Pipe Group proved a point in dramatic fashion to a large group of industry professionals: that Flowtite® Fiber Reinforced Plastic...

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...


Latest Fiberglass Reference Libraries

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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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