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2013-11-27 16:21:35

DUBLIN, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2pfnb4/global_glass_tube) has announced the addition of the "Global Glass Tube Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Nearly 80 Countries" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2pfnb4/global_glass_tube ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global Glass Tube...

ISS Genius Material Experiment
2013-11-27 14:16:07

[ Watch The Video: ScienceCast Genius Materials On The ISS ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The glass on a smartphone is considered to be a 'smart material,' but scientists are working to create 'genius materials' in an experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Corning Gorilla Glass is the type of glass used on smartphones, making the devices resistant to abrasions and low drops. The glass’ toughness is due in part to “fat” potassium ions...

2013-11-20 23:19:42

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Low-E Glass Industry Report, 2013-2016. London (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 With the growing focus on energy conservation, emission reduction and environmental protection, countries in the world have successively introduced policies to encourage energy-efficient building materials, thus powerfully boosting the development of global low-E glass market whose sales volume showed a CAGR of about 19.5% in 2000-2012, and...

2013-11-19 16:23:14

DUBLIN, November 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/css33h/worldwide_smart) has announced the addition of the "Worldwide Smart Windows Markets Report: 2013-2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/css33h/worldwide_smart ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the last four years many smart windows technologies have become mature, reducing the...

2013-11-15 23:24:12

When used in the glass lamination process, Thermex Thermatron’s RF presses now enable many glass manufacturers to bypass autoclaving, reducing production time and operating cost by considerable amounts. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 As America experiences what many are calling a “mini renaissance” in manufacturing, there is a greater emphasis on ingenuity and highly efficient methods that have changed the face of the factory floor and its resulting output. Industrial...

2013-11-12 08:25:35

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have been considering an upgrade in windows and doors to make your house more energy efficient, now is the time according to the experts at Green Light Window Films of Lee's Summit, MO. Several tax credits are set to expire on December 31, 2013. Turning some of your last minute home improvement and energy efficient upgrades into a reality, sooner rather than later may be a good idea. (Photo:...

2013-11-11 23:19:32

Exceptionally small diameter ideal for high density applications. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 AFL is launching the next generation of high performance sub-unitized MicroCore cables. Ideal for high density infrastructures, this cable realizes significant savings in space required for fiber management. The sub-unitized MicroCore 2.0 cable features a small diameter. Enabled by the standards compliant 2.0 mm sub-cables, this product family supports both direct termination and...

2013-11-11 12:24:52

DUBLIN, November 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xw2kwz/china_pv_glass) has announced the addition of the "China PV Glass Development Forecast Report 2012-2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xw2kwz/china_pv_glass ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The China PV Glass Development Forecast Report 2012-2016 is a professional and in-depth...

2013-11-08 23:21:55

Berndes Cookware offers a versatile lid that protects cookware while complimenting the beauty and design of the Berndes Cookware pieces. Lima, OH (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Berndes offers a wide variety of durable tempererd glass lids. The NEW Silicone lids are constructed of tempered glass accented by the signature stainless steel knob and silicone rim for a tight fit but also include a vent for steam release. There are a variety of lid sizes that will fit not only your Berndes cookware,...

Single-Atom Light Switch
2013-11-06 10:32:04

Vienna University of Technology With just a single atom, light can be switched between two fiber optic cables at the Vienna University of Technology. Such a switch enables quantum phenomena to be used for information and communication technology. Fiber optic cables are turned in to a quantum lab: scientists are trying to build optical switches at the smallest possible scale in order to manipulate light. At the Vienna University of Technology, this can now be done using a single atom....


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...

0_c9f119bd1739cac7e9201375dbb5f33d
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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