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2014-10-30 08:39:22

--Suspension Complies With Government Directive -- BAODING, China, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orient Paper, Inc.

2014-10-26 12:20:22

DALLAS, October 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SandlerResearch.org adds Global Calcium Carbonate Market 2014-2018 research report that projects the industry to grow at 7.54%

2014-10-18 08:20:50

DALLAS, October 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds ceramic fiber market research reports for Global and Chinese regions with forecasts to 2019 in its store.

2014-10-16 16:31:09

LONDON, Oct.

2014-10-15 08:24:12

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teijin Aramid will raise prices for its Twaron products.

2014-10-13 08:29:34

DETROIT, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shinola, known for its Detroit-built watches, bicycles, journals, leather goods, and shoe polish, is excited to expand its e-commerce

2014-10-09 04:20:51

ESSEX, Conn., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Psoriatrax was developed so it washes away clean.

2014-10-08 16:28:13

DUBLIN, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9mh63n/aramid_fibers) has announced the addition of the "Aramid


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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