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2013-08-31 23:18:10

McCluskey will be responsible for all corporate human resource plans and procedures, handling all benefits and maintaining an affirmative action program. Chardon, OH, USA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 EGC Enterprises, Inc., a manufacturer of severe service, flexible graphite products and materials for fluid sealing and thermal systems applications, has appointed Miriam McCluskey as Human Resource Manager. McCluskey will be responsible for all corporate human resource plans and procedures. In...

2013-08-27 23:04:09

Latest version of leading provider's project management software with a flat design and new features rethinks the efficiency of online collaboration. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Wrike, a leading provider of project and task management software, today announced the launch of "Graphite," its signature application's latest release with a new flat design of the user interface and innovative task scheduling, time management and project collaboration features....

2013-07-29 23:22:05

Sutton's roll is critical to the development of accurate and timely information and helps officers manage and improve the EGC business model. Chardon, OH (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 EGC Enterprises, Inc., a manufacturer of severe service, flexible graphite products and materials for fluid sealing and thermal systems applications, has appointed Lisa Sutton to Accounting Manager. She is responsible for the total supervision and control of all daily general accounting functions. According to...

2013-07-23 04:20:04

Ulsan, South Korea, July 23, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - A simple, low-cost and eco-friendly method of creating nitrogen-doped graphene nanoplatelets (NGnPs), which could be used in dye-sensitized solar cells and fuel cells, is published in Scientific Reports today. The work, carried out at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea, could be a step towards replacing conventional platinum (Pt)-based catalysts for energy conversion.The search for economically viable...

2013-07-19 23:18:57

Oil Field Flares Operate Successfully with GRAPHALLOY® High Temperature Bearings Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Graphite Metallizing Corporation announces GRAPHALLOY® high temperature bearings for use in gas burn-off flares. These bearings are uniquely suited to help control the volatility of flares at oil and natural gas production sites. This innovative development resulted from a customer requirement to overcome design problems in a control linkage. The high heat of these...

2013-07-17 23:03:32

Q-Foil®, a Flexible Graphite Thin Film Heater from EGC Enterprises, Saves An Average of 40% in Electrical Energy Costs Chardon, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Conveyor belts are used in nearly every industry. But what happens if the belt breaks? Enter Shaw-Almex, out of Perry Sound, Ontario. They manufacture conveyor belt vulcanizing equipment for the splicing and repair of a full range of sizes and styles of conveyor belting for everyone from mining to food processing to aerospace....

New Form Of Carbon: Grossly Warped 'Nanographene'
2013-07-15 15:15:00

Boston College Bucking planarity, contorted sheets of graphene alter physical, optical and electronic properties of new material Chemists at Boston College and Nagoya University in Japan have synthesized the first example of a new form of carbon, the team reports in the most recent online edition of the journal Nature Chemistry. The new material consists of multiple identical pieces of grossly warped graphene, each containing exactly 80 carbon atoms joined together in a network of 26...


Latest Graphite Reference Libraries

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2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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2005-05-26 10:49:47

Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: "to draw/write", for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. Unlike diamond, graphite is a conductor, and can be used, for instance, as the material in the electrodes of an electrical arc lamp. Occurrence Associated minerals include: quartz, calcite, micas, iron meteorites and tourmalines. Notable occurrences include New York and Texas in the USA, Russia, Mexico, Greenland,...

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