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2015-03-25 20:24:19

DUBLIN, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jcd4ww/glass_fibers) has announced the addition of the "Glass Fibers

2015-03-25 12:33:34

DeepResearchReports.com announces Global Glass Block Industry 2015 Market Research Report of 160 pages and Global Borosilicate Glass Industry 2015 Market Research Report of 178 pages added to its research

2015-03-24 20:28:55

VORONEZH, Russia, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., and Sviazstroy-1 are pleased to announce the opening of their new optical fiber

2015-03-23 16:33:53

PENSACOLA, Fla., Mar.

2015-03-20 23:04:27

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Submarine Optical Fiber Cables.

2015-03-18 20:22:14

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for glass fiber reinforced plastics will grow from $31.4 billion in 2014 to nearly $44.4 billion

2015-03-16 12:27:05

NAPLES, Fla., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus® has surged into the top 100 of 32,000 Health & Fitness Apps in the iTunes App store! Olympus provides you with your own

2015-03-16 08:31:30

Screen-Staring Can Cause Discomfort and Distract from the Visual Experience of that Latest Device Upgrade BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spend a whopping


Latest Glass 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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