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2014-10-24 23:04:01

AFL has been awarded five patents for new technologies Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 AFL

2014-10-22 23:11:43

Pittsburgh Corning Corporation added energy efficient and beautiful glass block to human-centered and green building showcase home.

2014-10-18 23:02:24

The European market is expected to drive the demand for smart glass market over the next few years, as the popularity of smart glass as a building material is increasing in European regions.

2014-10-16 12:23:49

Two new products from Owens Corning provide outstanding processing characteristics, helping producers increase capacity to meet a market expected to grow by 7.3% per year ORLANDO,

2014-10-16 08:36:27

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2014-10-15 23:02:16

Atlantic Fiber Optic Cable & Solveforce are offering savings to New York businesses up to 40%.

2014-10-15 16:31:29

New glass fiber Advantex® ME1975 enables use of composites for Class A surfaces on large vertical walls; Advantex® ME1510 designed to provide optimal performance for epoxy-based SMC applications

2014-10-14 16:26:57

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coated flat glass industry has witnessed significant growth in the global market since the last five years.


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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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