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2014-05-13 08:35:26

"Its field-replaceable driver doubles the LED tube life to 10 years" RENTON, Wash., ?May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleddra LED Lighting announces today that it will introduce their third generation (G3) EasiRetrofit® LED tube lamp at the upcoming LightFair 2014 in Las Vegas, June 3-5. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86582 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86583 Aleddra's EasiRetrofit tube with double-ended safety switch is well recognized...

2014-05-06 16:20:45

DUBLIN, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6j9wm5/global_flat_glass) has announced the addition of the "Global Flat Glass Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769The global flat glass industry is expected to reach an estimated $66.6 billion by 2019. The major drivers of flat glass are growth in automotive and construction...

2014-05-06 12:30:00

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Objective Lens Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/objective_lens_markets_americas_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThis industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for objective lenses in different American countries. The package...

2014-04-30 12:32:37

Global Flat Glass Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global flat glass industry is expected to reach an estimated $66.6 billion by 2019. The major drivers of flat glass are growth in automotive and construction industries. Growing demand of energy efficient glasses has encouraged OEMs to switch to insulated glazing from single glazing units. Players such as NSG and Asahi Glass Co. Limited have...

2014-04-29 23:04:53

ThinkGlass announced today that they have added a new line of glass panels for doors to their ever-expanding line of glass architectural applications. All ThinkGlass products are unique pieces designed by glass master Michel Mailhot. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 ThinkGlass is proud to present a new way to utilize glass in an architectural setting: impressive glass panels for doors. ThinkGlass announced today that they have debuted a new category of architectural applications for their glass...

2014-04-28 23:07:32

Software provides a new level of accuracy and reliability in event analysis. Lowell, MA, and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 AFL is launching TruEvent Technology, advanced event analysis software used in AFL’s M-series OTDRs that provides a new level of accuracy and reliability in event analysis. This new technology allows the user to confidently determine where losses meet or exceed specifications from data centers to long haul applications. “The introduction of TruEvent...

2014-04-28 20:22:08

ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global Borosilicate Glass Industry" research report in its store. DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global Borosilicate Glass Industry is a professional and depth research report on Global Borosilicate Glass industry that you would know the world's major regional market conditions of Borosilicate Glass industry, the main region, including North American, Europe and Asia etc, and the main...

2014-04-27 23:02:33

DSS attendees can visit booth 313 to learn about Sydor's silicon and germanium IR windows for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) applications. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 Sydor Optics announced today that it will feature its newest developments in flat, IR optics at the SPIE Defense, Security & Sensing show in Baltimore, Md., May 5-9. This conference and exhibition showcases optics, IR imaging, lasers and sensing for defense, security, industry,...

2014-04-25 09:00:26

Explaining the mysterious dynamics of glassy materials Colorful church windows, beads on a necklace and many of our favorite plastics share something in common -- they all belong to a state of matter known as glasses. School children learn the difference between liquids and gases, but centuries of scholarship have failed to produce consensus about how to categorize glass. Now, combining theory and numerical simulations, researchers have resolved an enduring question in the theory of...

2014-04-25 08:23:19

DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Foam Glass Market and Glass Beads Industry Analysis for Global and China Markets DeepResearchReports.com offers 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Foam Glass Industry and 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Glass Beads Industry market reports in its store. 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Foam Glass Industry is a 182 pages market study published in April 2014. Companies profiled in this...


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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