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2011-09-15 16:30:00

A curable silicone coating promotes ease of cleaning and decreases tack Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 NuSil Technology LLC (http://www.nusil.com),

2011-06-07 09:45:00

ELGIN, Ill., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simrit today announced that it will showcase its material and coating innovations that address abrasion and friction issues in critical aerospace applications during the 49th International Paris Air Show.

2011-04-25 11:54:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To better meet customer needs for more robust seals, Simrit has developed an advanced surface treatment process to improve seal function and service life.

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Internationally Recognized Certification Measures Consistency in Process, Procedure and Quality Performance in Manufacture of Friction Materials Akron, OH (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 GMP Friction Products, a world leader manufacturing powdered metal friction products for clutch plates and brake pads, recently received certification for ISO 9001:2008.

2011-03-02 13:06:50

Guojun Liu has discovered a way to use nanotechnology to reduce friction in automobile engines and machines.

2011-03-01 05:18:00

WALTON, Ky., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mach III Clutch, Inc. announces new spring engaged industrial friction clutches for torque transmission in the absence of air pressure or during power-off conditions.

2011-01-06 07:30:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After leading the automotive industry in designing and producing wet friction materials for more than 50 years, BorgWarner's advanced technologies are gaining customers in the agricultural and construction market.

2010-12-15 00:00:45

To help individuals and companies avoid products that decrease the slip resistance of their floors, the NFSI has instituted a “real world” certification program to determine if products maintain floors according to the ANSI definition of “High Traction”. Southlake, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Through our own experience and common sense we know that floors are more slippery when they are wet.

2010-10-14 00:49:43

Engine friction — the force that wastes almost 1.4 million barrels of oil per day in cars and trucks in the United States alone — could become less of a problem for fuel-conscious consumers thanks to promising new oils and other materials that scientists are developing.


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'.