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2014-10-16 08:36:27

ROANOKE, Va., Oct.

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.

2014-10-13 23:04:02

The Middle East and Africa Glass Microspheres market is estimated to grow due to its growing applications in the infrastructure development for various verticals in the region

2014-10-13 12:21:05

HOUSTON, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScreeneX(R), OSG [http://www.osg.co.il ]'s innovative LCD screen integrated into the window system of vehicles or in other glass

2014-10-10 23:01:50

The Computer Cable Store™ announced the addition of Networx™ OM4 Fiber Optic Cables to its family of high speed cabling solutions. Quakertown, Pa (PRWEB)

2014-10-09 23:07:14

Outer diameter of cable is minimized by using Spider Web Ribbon (SWR) technology Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) October 09, 2014

2014-10-09 12:23:17

Only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn recognition MUNCIE, Ind., Oct.


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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.