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2014-02-24 16:23:38

UNCAP enables MLB catchers and base coaches to wear New Era team caps on-field once again GLEN MILLS, Pa., Feb.

2014-01-27 12:21:26

Unequal® providing custom gear designed to help keep athletes safer GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan.

2014-01-21 16:20:20

Snowboard qualifiers Torah Bright, Arielle and Taylor Gold and others gain protective edge with Unequal® sports gear GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan.

2014-01-13 12:25:53

Esquire.com article recognizes Unequal for high-tech protection GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan.

2014-01-08 12:27:26

T&B first California retailer to carry acceleration-reducing head protection GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan.

2013-10-28 23:02:45

Annual survey ranks DuPont among the top biotechnology employers. Wilmington, Del.


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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.