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2014-04-07 23:23:24

Market Size - $307.8 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 8.4%, Market Trends – Increasing fluorotelomer use in textiles. View Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/fluorotelomers-market. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The global market for fluorotelomers is expected to reach USD 539.3 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increased use of fluorotelomers in fire fighting foams and textiles is expected to drive demand over...

2011-04-26 00:00:27

The Solberg Company announced today that its firefighting foam research and manufacturing operation in Bergen, Norway, has been awarded Eco-Lighthouse certification, a prestigious status that is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of the Environment. Green Bay, WI (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 The Solberg Company announced today that its firefighting foam research and manufacturing operation in Bergen, Norway, has been awarded Eco-Lighthouse certification, a prestigious status that is...

2011-03-02 00:00:26

Acquisition Adds Global Offering of Class A and Class B Firefighting Foam Trussville, AL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011 Amerex, a leader in the manufacture of hand portable extinguishers and fixed special-hazard fire suppression systems, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Solberg Scandinavian AS, one of the largest independent firefighting foam agent manufacturers in Europe. "This strategic acquisition enables Amerex to uniquely bring advanced, environmentally...

2011-01-29 00:02:02

In response to the ever-growing rise in special hazard flammable liquid fires, fire safety specialist and inventor David Munroe has launched ACAF Systems Inc, a manufacturer of innovative and self contained Compressed Air Foam fire suppression systems. This newly patented, FM Approved line of fire suppression solutions are adding a whole new dimension to firefighting. Coventry RI (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 In response to the ever-growing rise in special hazard flammable liquid fires, fire...

2010-06-16 13:14:24

Australian scientists have developed a groundbreaking treatment to clean up the highly toxic and persistent foam chemicals used worldwide to fight thousands of fires. Their achievement comes in response to growing global concern over the cancer and environmental risks from long-lasting chemicals in the foams used internationally to control petrol and other fires at tens of thousands of sites worldwide during the past half century. The importance of the work by researchers at the CRC for...

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2009-11-03 09:59:10

A fire aboard a Navy ship can quickly become a deadly cauldron. The grim reminders of this would be the deadly fires that took place aboard the USS Forrestal in 1967 or the USS Enterprise in 1969. Today's Navy scientists are conducting research to insure that sailors and their ships can be protected from the deadly effects of fire. The Navy Technology Center for Safety & Survivability, located at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC, carries out research aimed to solve current...

2009-07-23 08:58:39

Aluminum foams have a porous structure that makes them excellent materials to absorb sound, impacts and vibrations. Their metallic nature allows their use as electromagnetic shields and makes them stable at high temperatures. Aluminum foams are recyclable and non contaminant, while offering a combination of physical, mechanical, thermal and acoustic characteristics typical of a homogeneous material. All these characteristics are ideal for diverse and important applications in different...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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