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2013-06-30 23:04:35

There are countless instances of burglars breaking into homes through glass windows and doors, including a violent incident this month that caused a woman to shoot an intruder in Colorado Springs, Colorado. These violent attacks could be prevented with easy to install Do-It-Yourself BurglarGARD Sliding Glass Door/Patio Kit and BurglarGARD French Pane Kit from Global Security Experts. (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Home invasions and burglaries take place across the country almost every day, and...

2013-06-28 23:27:42

Shangri-La Shades, a revolutionary improvement on the traditional shades provides better coverage, light filtration, and beauty. Now get the best deal for Shangri-La Shades from Zebrablinds. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Shangri-La Shades from Zebrablinds is the latest patented, innovative design for shades. Zebrablinds, an online window treatment retailer, now provides the best deals for these new shades. Zebrablinds works to provide customers with cheap blinds, shades, shutters, and...

2013-06-25 00:20:08

-- Owens Corning invests technology expertise; Jinniu provides existing manufacturing capacity SHANGHAI, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials, has announced a manufacturing supply alliance with Xingtai Jinniu Fiberglass Company. The supply alliance will utilize Jinniu's existing glass fiber furnace capacity in China to provide a reliable...

2013-06-21 23:21:07

Christie Introduces the Next Generation of Jumpstart, Christie FHD551-XG with Corning® Gorilla® Glass and the New Christie Multi-Touch Video Wall Solution Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Christie® continues to stay ahead of the industry curve with today’s introduction of the next generation of Christie Jumpstart, the Christie FHD551-XG with Corning Gorilla Glass, and the company’s first turnkey multi-touch video wall solution. An industry first with the smallest...

2013-06-20 23:23:29

Customers can now choose the option to motorize their window treatments for very low prices. Stoney Creek, ON (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Zebrablinds is an online Window treatment store based in Ontario, where customers throughout the nation can find the latest innovations in window treatments. With products such as the Smart Privacy, Smart Fit, and Aerolite blinds, shades, shutters, and drapes Zebrablinds works to provide customers an all-inclusive place to buy cheap window treatments. Now...

2013-06-19 08:30:56

- Non-woven investment to focus on opportunities in the building materials market TOLEDO, Ohio, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), a global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials, has announced a $130 million investment in North America to expand its global glass non-wovens business. The new facility will house a state-of-the-art manufacturing line, coating capability, and research and...

2013-06-17 12:22:06

The International Window Film Association Offers Common Sense Tips for Window Security and Peace of Mind this Summer WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is offering common sense tips to protect homeowners from becoming either a crime or health statistic this summer. The nonprofit group points out that glass windowpanes that surround a home's entryway and exterior create an inviting target for thieves, and with summer weather...

2013-06-17 08:23:01

DUBLIN, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7b3v2b/global_liquid) has announced the addition of the "Global Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) market (2013-2018) by Application (Consumer electronics, Automotive, Aviation, Military, Optical 3D measurement, Medical), Product (Projectors, HUD & HMD) and Geography (North America, Europe, APAC & ROW)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7b3v2b/global_liquid ]...

2013-06-13 16:27:26

CHAMBERY, France, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) introduced a new glass-based solution for construction, transportation and pipe rehabilitation during the Techtextil trade show in Frankfurt, June 11-13. Owens Corning is a global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems with specialization in glass based non-woven solutions and the most complete range of coated & uncoated technologies. Samples of veils, fabrics, mats and end-use applications...

2013-06-12 23:03:49

Egan pioneers the use of Gorilla Glass in the office furniture market with the launch of the world´s thinnest, lightest, toughest, clearest glass markerboard. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Egan Visual and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced the release of EganAero markerboards, the world´s premiere line of glass markerboards leveraging the unique properties of Corning® Gorilla® Glass. The announcement came in at NeoCon, North America´s largest design...


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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