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2014-07-28 23:09:48

The Spill Center podcast series will allow corporations and transportation professionals to stay on top of the latest spill regulations and response plans (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Spill Center, a North American leader in environmental spill support dedicated to reducing costs and liability for companies that become spill generators, has launched a new series of Internet podcasts on topics related to releases of hazardous materials and other pollution events requiring cleanup and reporting....

2014-07-23 23:32:10

Garland’s new Energizer BK cold-applied waterproof coating provides excellent water resistance in addition to superior strength and flexibility. It’s designed to improve the long-term performance of new and existing coal tar pitch and asphalt roofing systems. Canada (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Garland’s new Energizer BK specially formulated cold-applied waterproofing coating is designed to be used as a flood coat over new and existing asphalt and coal tar roof systems or as a premium...

2014-07-23 23:06:35

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Biocompatible Materials markets. Global market for Biocompatible Materials is projected to reach US$106.7 billion by 2020, driven by emerging new applications and technology breakthroughs in biomaterial science. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Biocompatible materials are biodegradable substances exclusively developed and manufactured for use in synthetic solutions designed to repair or...

2014-07-22 12:25:59

Formal Spectra® trademark program gives anglers confidence, helps combat sales of counterfeit products MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON)announced today a new brand licensing program to help fishermen ensure they are purchasing fishing line containing genuine Spectra(®) fiber. Under the program, fishing line brands can recognize Spectra fiber as a valuable differentiator and the best and most trusted material for their products, and license...

2014-07-21 23:08:20

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Adhesives & Sealants Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The present report offers a comprehensive analysis of the global adhesives and sealants market along with a detailed study of the regional markets including North America, Japan, Asia and Europe. The competition in the respective market is intense with few large players viz. Henkel, H.B. Fuller, Sika and 3M. The competitive...

2014-07-19 12:20:28

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on "Global and China Dissolving Pulp Industry Report, 2013-2016" to its store. DALLAS, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In April 2014, Ministry of Commerce People's Republic of China announced final determination in anti-dumping investigation: starting from April 6, 2014, China would levy tariffs of 17%, 13% and 6.8% on the pulp produced in the United States, Canada, and Brazil, respectively. The implementation period would span 5 years...

2014-07-18 23:03:06

The growing demand for paper packaging products and the technological advancements are increasing the global demand for paper coating materials market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-paper-coating-materials-9827681192.html (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Paper coating materials play an important role in the paper industry as they enhance the quality of the paper, which is used in various applications. Paper coating materials include minerals that are used to bring special...

2014-07-18 23:02:28

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled, "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-black-market.html (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled, "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers...

2014-07-17 12:26:08

Use of Recycled Fiber in Top Magazine is a Game-Changer for the Publishing Industry WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major step forward for the use of recycled paper in the magazine industry, the National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating recycled fiber in all the pages of National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Kids, and National Geographic Little Kids. The shift clearly demonstrates the viability of using recycled paper for high...

2014-07-16 12:29:10

DUBLIN, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Refractory Material Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Refractory materials are used in the refractory lining of furnaces, kilns, incinerators, and reactors. These materials have a high melting point (greater than 2768 degrees Fahrenheit). They are subjected to various conditions such as high temperature, abrasion and chemical...


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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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2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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