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2014-06-04 16:25:49

SALT LAKE CITY, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomerics, a leading provider of medical polymers, is pleased to announce that PolyOne Distribution has been named the exclusive distributor of its specialty medical grade thermoplastic polyurethanes in North America. PolyOne Distribution will distribute Biomerics' full line of medical grade thermoplastic urethanes including Quadrathane(TM), Quadraflex(TM), and Quadraplast(TM). Biomerics medical thermoplastic urethanes are used in a...

2014-06-03 23:05:35

Unsaturated Polyesters (UPR) market report estimates its global demand and value, and projects the same by 2019 - http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/unsaturated-polyesters-reports-7843025190.html. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The global market for unsaturated polyesters is experiencing strong growth, mainly due to the rising demand from its end-use applications, such as wind energy applications. Modern technologies and innovations in applications, products, and design solutions are...

2014-06-03 12:34:01

Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have taken the precise art of origami down to the microscopic scale. Using only a drop of water, the scientists have folded flat sheets of silicon nitride into cubes, pyramids, half soccer-ball-shaped bowls and long triangular structures that...

Specialized Leg Organs Help Spiders Glean Information From Their Silk
2014-06-03 11:11:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A spider’s web is more than just a home or trap for unsuspecting prey, it’s also a communications network capable of telling a spider information about prey, mates, and its own structural integrity. According to a new report in the journal Advanced Materials, spider silk can be tuned to a wide range of harmonics and these various frequencies provide a wealth of information to spiders, which sense the frequencies using leg organs...

2014-06-03 08:35:36

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Market, by Applications (Building & Construction, Packaging & Others), & Geography (North America, West Europe, Asia-Pacific & Rest of the World) - Global Trends & Forecast to...

2014-06-02 23:11:29

High-density polyurethane supplier to OEMs also highlighting its High-Temperature Tooling Board Series and testing capabilities Tacoma, Washington (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 General Plastics Manufacturing Company will display its fire/smoke/toxicity (FST)-compliant polyurethane foam cores to North American materials engineers and designers at the SAMPE Seattle 2014 conference and exhibition. General Plastics will present its new LAST-A-FOAM® FST rigid polyurethane foam composite core...

2014-06-02 23:02:37

Ethylene vinyl acetate market, growing at a CAGR of 8.9%, is estimated to generate global value of $12,131.4 million by 2018. The ethylene vinyl acetate market is experiencing healthy growth that is expected to continue in the near future - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ethylene-vinyl-acetate-market-188576603.html. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The report “Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Market by Type (VLEVA, LEVA, MEVA, HEVA), Application (Film, Extrusion, Non-Extrusion, Injection...

2014-06-02 23:02:30

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Coated Abrasives Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/coated-abrasives-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Coated abrasives are the abrasive products manufactured by gluing synthetic and natural abrasive grains such as aluminum oxide, silicon carbide, zirconia alumina, emery and garnet....

2014-06-02 16:31:04

New UEFC-4900 brings Auratus(TM) Deposition Process Enhancement Methodology Benefits to 100 and 150mm Wafer Production Lines LIVERMORE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrotec Corporation, a global supplier of materials, components, and precision system solutions and the leading manufacturer of electron beam evaporative coating systems, today unveiled the Temescal UEFC-4900, a mid-sized ultra-high efficiency electron beam metallization system for lift-off compound semiconductor...

2014-05-31 23:04:25

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Injection Molded Plastics Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their database. View full report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/injection-molded-plastics-market. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The global market for injection molded plastics is expected to reach USD 277.78 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand for plastic as...


Latest Materials science Reference Libraries

Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Computational Materials Science
2012-05-18 14:41:46

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal focuses on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in connection with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Advanced Functional Materials
2012-05-04 11:02:36

Advanced Functional Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2001 by Peter Gregory. It is published bimonthly by Wiley-VCH. The journal, however, has been in publication since 1985 under other titles, including Advanced Materials for Optics and Electronics. Advanced Functional Materials is the sister journal to Advanced Materials. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is David Flanagan. The journal covers all topics pertaining to materials science. Topics covered...

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials
2012-05-02 19:20:20

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by the Institute of Physics, which also prints the journal. Prior to 2008, this journal was published by Elsevier. Printed volumes of this journal are, as of 2008, published free of charge by the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the Institute of Physics. The journal was established in 2000. The journal covers all aspects of materials science, including theoretical...

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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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