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2015-05-04 04:20:05

MUMBAI, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolta India Limited, a leading provider of innovative IT solutions for many vertical segments, including federal and state governments,

2015-05-03 23:00:56

AIM announces the addition of Production Solution Associates as its manufacturer representatives for the complete line of AIM solder assembly materials in Maryland and Virginia. Cranston,

2015-05-01 08:21:12

PEORIA, Ill., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc.

2015-04-30 23:05:31

Students experience manufacturing firsthand through gas-to-electric vehicle conversion and creation of underwater remote-operated vehicles. DEARBORN, Mich.

2015-04-30 23:00:48

WMS software developer Datex launches newsletter for cold storage industry Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 WMS software developer Datex announced

2015-04-30 16:35:53

LONDON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical inspection is a method of inspection on defects in targets under test by comparing images of targets under test obtained through optical imaging

2015-04-30 16:33:24

LONDON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As a kind of new hi-tech synthetic fiber, aramid fiber chiefly falls into meta-aramid fiber and para-aramid fiber, in which para-aramid fiber is much higher

2015-04-30 16:30:04

LONDON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Polyurethane products, consisting mainly of polyurethane rigid foam, flexible foam, elastomer, coatings, adhesives and fiber, find widespread application

2015-04-30 16:28:17

- A robust router of communication and audio systems for installation inside heavy vehicles. PERTH, Australia, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensear, a global leader in developing and manufacturing

2015-04-30 12:27:31

DALLAS, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Construction Adhesive Market by Type (Acrylic, Polyurethane, Polyvinyl Acetate, Epoxy, & Others), by Technology (Waterborne,


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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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