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2013-01-15 23:04:10

The leading independent SDS Management vendor adds 153 new customers to its customer family, while preparing to launch a new version of the flagship SiteHawk SDS Management platform. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 SiteHawk, the leading innovator in cloud-based SDS and chemical data management solutions, today announced that it closed out a record year in 2012. 2012 was a breakout year defined by a series of product enhancements that allowed for extraordinary customer growth across...

2012-12-24 05:01:46

Luriya.com, #1 gold buyers in NYC and place to sell diamonds has announced a few of the best ways to sell gemstones. New York (PRWEB) December 23, 2012 Luriya.com, #1 gold buyers in NYC and place to sell diamonds has announced a few of the best ways to sell gemstones. Selling and buying precious metals and gemstones have never been so easy, it is something that cannot be learnt in a single day, and it requires guidance, knowledge and experience. Luriya.com is that expert who can help...


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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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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