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2015-03-31 23:15:49

HFO Midwest, a division of Morris Group, Inc., will host a Grand Opening at its new Springboro, OH facility at 95 Commercial Way on April 15 and 16. Springboro,

2015-03-31 23:14:33

Utah-Based equipment leasing firm announces $1.64 million in equipment financing transactions. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 Tetra Financial

2015-03-31 23:01:51

ADS recommends working with a NMEDA-certified dealer. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 In honor of National Disability Month, Advanced Driving

2015-03-31 16:34:41

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) will broadcast its first quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, April 23,

2015-03-31 16:34:39

MOLINE, Ill., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) has completed the sale of its crop insurance business to Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa (FMH).

2015-03-31 16:28:54

Automation in Developing Economies Moderately Restrains Growth in PPE Revenue LONDON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This Market Insight explores the specific impacts of industrial

2015-03-31 12:32:10

MISSION, Kan., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Graduation marks a major milestone in any student's life, and the event calls for a celebration to remember.

2015-03-31 12:23:28

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global carbon fiber prepreg market was valued at $2,633.0 million in 2014 and is estimated to reach $4,640.2 million

2015-03-31 12:22:45

SPARKS, Md., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Tool Group, LLC announced it has closed the acquisition of China-based Shanghai Yecen Auto Technology Ltd.


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2010-12-03 22:59:13

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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