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2014-10-09 12:23:17

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

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2014-10-09 03:00:44

Material scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are working on new, innovative methods of creating materials that can be used for motion-based mechanisms.

2014-10-08 23:03:17

The North American Glass Microspheres market is estimated to grow due to its growing applications in modern infrastructure for various verticals in the region

2014-10-07 23:04:19

The European Glass Microspheres market is estimated to grow due to its increasing consumption by various industrial applications in the region

2014-10-03 23:04:48

Increased capacity provides management of up to 864 fibers for point-to-multipoint, point-to-point and WDM distributions Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) October 03,

2014-10-02 23:06:16

MIWD, in partnership with Slide Works, Inc., recently released a state-of-the-art Multi-Slide Door system.

2014-10-02 12:35:49

OCC's Field Terminable Plug Designed to Meet Coming TIA Category 8 Standard ROANOKE, Va., Oct.

2014-10-02 08:34:28

Construction of network-neutral route from Jacksonville to Atlanta is underway; next step in Allied Fiber's national, open access, integrated network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure

2014-09-26 23:03:00

The North American Microsphere market report defines and segments the microsphere market in North America, with analysis and forecast of revenue.


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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