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2014-02-13 23:29:30

Wholesaler of rocks, minerals, healing crystals, gemstones and jewelry Stonebridge Imports (SBI) of Kitchener, ON announces the launch of new website with updated, easily-accessible platform for

2014-02-06 08:31:06

VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc.

2014-01-29 23:33:39

Insulation Stop, the nation’s leading provider of radiant barriers and reflective bubble foil insulation is pleased to announce the federal registration of the company’s InfraStop® line

Carbon Fiber Becomes The Next Medium For 3D Printing
2014-01-29 14:32:42

3D printing offers endless possibilities of replicating items, including food and edible materials that print into forms to be served at restaurants. A startup called MarkForged has taken such processes a step farther by dabbling with a new 3D printing medium: carbon fiber.

2014-01-28 20:22:03

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r2f5q9/chinese_slag_wool) has announced the addition of the "Chinese

2014-01-28 04:20:03

Source: NIMSTsukuba, Japan, Jan 28, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Japan's National Institute for Materials


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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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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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