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2014-06-05 23:05:57

Videos examine various categories of cross-connect products typically used in metropolitan, wide, local and storage area networks. Tukwila, WA and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, is releasing its newest menu-based DVD titled Fiber Optic Patch Panels, Closures and Pedestals. This updated release to the company’s popular Staff Development Series of instructional videos examines the various categories of cross-connect...

2014-06-04 23:08:46

Step-by-step instructions demonstrate the termination of a 3 mm SC FuseConnect connector. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 AFL released a new instructional video for AFL’s SC and LC FuseConnect connectors including step-by-step instructions that demonstrate the termination of a 3 mm SC FuseConnect connector using a Fujikura 70S fusion splicer. Uniquely designed to feature four to five components, AFL’s FuseConnect fusion-spliced, field installable connectors feature factory...

2014-06-04 23:05:28

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Fiber Optic Connectors (FOC) Market Analysis, Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2013 to 2029" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/fiber-optic-connectors-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 An optical fiber connector is used to terminate the end of an optical fiber cable and it enables quicker connection. The connectors couple and align...

2014-06-04 08:35:05

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: US High-Performance Flat Glass Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/glass/us_high_performance_flat_glass_market.html US demand to rise 8.2% annually through 2017Demand for high performance flat glass products in the US is forecast to rise 8.2 percent per year to $9.2 billion in 2017, equivalent to 910 million square feet. This will represent a substantial improvement from...

2014-06-03 12:32:52

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Flat Glass Market 2013-2023 - Opportunities in Construction, Automotive & Solar Energyhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/glass/flat_glass_market_2013_2023_opportunities_construction_automotive_solar_energy.htmlReport DetailsDespite the slowdown of mature economies such as North America and Europe, flat glass demand continues to rise due to key global trends. Flat...

2014-06-03 08:41:52

SHANGHAI, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In March 2014, Shanghai Maat Optical developed new kinds of photochromic lens and layer color changing photochromic lens. Different from traditional photochromic lens, the color change happens in the coating layer. Optical lens with different indexes like 1.499,1.31 and 1.67 can all become photochromic lens, making them similar to TRANSITION lens, which darken under the sun and provide better UV protection. Maat Optical believes the new lens will...

2014-06-02 20:23:53

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Objective Lens Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/objective_lens_markets_world_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.html The expansion of the global objective lens industry is forecast to reach 7.3% p.a. in the coming years. Between 2007 and 2013 the market increased with an average annual growth of 6.4%....

2014-05-29 08:34:03

BROUSSARD, La., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optogain USA Inc., (OPTOGAIN) a leader in the optical communications business, announced plans today to expand their sales of fiber-optic cable and hardware by applying for a GSA Schedule Contract and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services...

2014-05-28 23:07:32

Security Window Film Installation Thwarts Entry and Provides Time for Response; Foul Weather Protection an Added Benefit Taylors, S.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 In the wake of a surge in armed and violent intrusions into school buildings around the country, Calvert County [Md.] Public Schools has hired Commercial Window Shield to install safety and security film on the doors and windows in all of its buildings. The Maryland project continues a trend in which school and community officials...

2014-05-28 16:29:07

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, U.S. exports of goods and services hit an all-time record of $2.3 trillion, and American jobs supported by exports reached more than 11 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91880 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Optical Cable Corporation (OCC(®)), www.occfiber.com, with the President's "E" Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. "Optical Cable Corporation has demonstrated a...


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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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