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2014-09-30 23:21:02

Miele Professional has a package of products for cleaning surgical instruments frequently used in outpatient procedures offering better throughput, safety, and economy. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 For Dr. Jim Pertsch, a skilled surgeon with his own surgery center in San Mateo, CA, the decision was simple. “I was familiar with Miele equipment and fascinated with the quality, so when I heard Miele offered a solution for cleaning surgical instruments, I was interested,” says...

2014-09-30 23:03:34

Ameristar Manufacturing has earned recognition in the John Deere Cost Reduction Opportunities Process (JD CROP). Mankato, MN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Ameristar Manufacturing has earned recognition in the John Deere Cost Reduction Opportunities Process (JD CROP). JD CROP, a supplier suggestion process, is part of Deere & Company’s Achieving Excellence program. The Mankato, MN-based Company received the honor for providing cost-reduction ideas of outstanding quality, and for...

2014-09-30 16:20:47

BURTON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HEXPOL Compounding, a leading global provider of elastomer compounds, was recently featured in the Fox Business Network's Manufacturing Marvels® series. The popular series, narrated by veteran news anchor John Criswell, spotlights American manufacturers, their products and processes, and the customers and industries they serve. The HEXPOL segment focused on the company's Legacy of Excellence, and what that means in terms of leadership,...

2014-09-30 12:35:07

Offers Students Grades 6-12 a Behind the Scenes Look Into World of Advanced Manufacturing SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the U.S., and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will celebrate National Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014, with an interactive virtual field trip. The Manufacture Your Future LIVE Virtual Field Trip will...

2014-09-30 12:32:00

Winners recognized for excellence in five categories related to sales and support of construction equipment. RACINE, Wis., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CASE Construction Equipment has named its 2014 "Diamond Dealer" recipients as a part of its North American Construction Equipment Partnership Program. The award recognizes dealerships across the country for leadership and dedication in growing the CASE brand, and excellence in five categories including performance, marketing and...

2014-09-30 08:24:39

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Leather ChemicalsLeather chemicals are a class of products used in the treatment of animal hides for the production of leather. There are a range of leather chemicals available in the market, which are deployed for every step in leather production - from beamhouse to finishing. The major categories of leather products include shoes, garments, furniture and automotive upholstery, and other automotive applications such as auto...

2014-09-29 23:13:27

Expanded Sales Team Continues to Enhance Customer Experience San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat® dealer in San Diego and the Pacific Region, is proud to announce the expansion of the San Diego machine sales team with the addition of Ross Farmer as Assistant Sales Manager. Farmer began his career in the insurance industry where he gained more than 12 years of sales experience. He recently served as President of Comprehensive Benefits Advisors and...

2014-09-29 23:13:24

The online home improvement store consistently expands its catalog with new and innovative products. This month, the store has added the new paintable sealant OSI Quad Max. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 TheHardwareCity.com now stocks the newly patented professional window, door and siding sealant, OSI Quad Max in white. The online home improvement store makes high quality professional products available to all at discounted prices. The new OSI Quad Max Sealant offers high...

2014-09-29 23:09:35

Virtuabotix.com has always been an electronics component and device supplier. The recent launches of the official Virtuabotix Lead Free Solder line and an ever-growing list of PACE Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing supplies hints at more to come. Colorado Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Earlier this year, Virtuabotix quietly completed a distributor agreement and started launching products from PACE Worldwide, an electronics manufacturing equipment company based in North...

2014-09-29 23:04:21

Announces New Continuing Education Program in Product Development + Manufacturingand Unveils New Co-Working Space Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 With deep roots in local manufacturing – extending back to its founding in 1877 – Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) got a jump start on National Manufacturing Month today. To mark the October celebration, 60 community leaders came to campus to experience making in collaboration with faculty and students. RISD also...


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The Post-it note is a piece of stationery designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces through the use of a strip of adhesive on the back. They are most commonly seen in a 3-inch square and yellow in color although they can come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. A low-tack adhesive allows the notes to be stuck and removed quickly with no residue left behind. Art Fry, of 3M, created the post-it note by using an adhesive developed by a colleague. 3M was...

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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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2010-11-19 16:45:45

Registered to W. L. Gore, Gore-Tex is a waterproof/breathable fabric that was co-invented by Wilbert L. Gore and Rowena Taylor. In 1976, Robert Gore was granted a patent for a porous form of polytetrafluoroethylene with a micro-structure characterized by nodes interconnected by fibrils. Gore was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006. PTFE is created by using an emulsion polymerization process that utilizes the fluorosurfactant PFOA. Gore-Tex materials are typically...

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2010-10-11 19:45:07

Nylon, a synthetic polymer, was first produced by Wallace Carothers in 1935. It is one of the most commonly used polymers. The thermoplastic, silky material was first used in a nylon-bristled toothbrush, then women's stockings. Nylon was made of repeating units linked by amide bonds and is frequently referred to as ppolyamide (PA). There are two common methods of making nylon for fiber applications. It was the first commercially successful synthetic polymer. It was originally intended...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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