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2014-06-09 12:24:01

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Adhesives & Sealants Market By Chemical Type, By Technology, By Applications (Pressure Sensitive Adhesive, Packaging , Construction, Automotive, Woodwork, & Others) & By Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to...

2014-06-06 08:25:36

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avidity NanoMedicines LLC, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering a breakthrough approach to the targeted delivery of nucleic acid-based medicines, announced today that its scientific co-founder, Mark E. Davis, Ph.D., will receive the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research. Professor Davis is the Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering at Caltech and was recognized, along with Avelino...

2014-06-03 08:36:03

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Latin America Adhesives and Sealants Market for Building and Construction - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/adhesives_sealants/latin_america_adhesives_sealants_market_building_construction_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.html Growing demand from construction and building industry forwater...

2014-06-03 08:35:52

PORTLAND, OR, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), today announced that Georgia-Pacific has exercised its option to extend its Material Supply Agreement with CRAiLAR. The extension provides Georgia-Pacific with exclusivity to use CRAiLAR fibers in non-woven products through December 2021. "We are very humbled by this vote of confidence, and we look...

2014-06-03 08:35:10

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: US Countertops Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/construction_materials/us_countertops_market.html US demand to increase 4.5% per year through 2017US demand for countertops is forecast to increase 4.5 percent per year to 725 million square feet in 2017, an improvement from the declines of the 2007-2012 period. The residential market, led by single-family...

Scientists Spin Cellulose Fibers That Are Stronger Than Steel
2014-06-02 12:24:56

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY A Swedish-German research team has successfully tested a new method for the production of ultra-strong cellulose fibers at DESY's research light source PETRA III. The novel procedure spins extremely tough filaments from tiny cellulose fibrils by aligning them all in parallel during the production process. The new method is reported in the scientific journal Nature Communications. "Our filaments are stronger than both aluminium and steel per...

2014-05-28 23:07:55

Glass fiber market expected to grow $20.1 billion by 2018. Asia-Pacific, Brazil, and Middle East has been and will be the key for success for specialty synthetic fibers and glass fiber manufacturers - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/specialty-synthetic-glass-fiber-market-39906130.html. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The report “Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market by Types (Para & Meta Aramids, UHMW Polyethylene, Carbon Fiber, POA, Glass Fiber & Others),...

2014-05-27 08:31:11

BAODING, China, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orient Paper, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONP) ("Orient Paper" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced the Company has recently commenced the final commercial production phase of its PM1 renovation project, producing insulation liner paper. Mr. Zhenyong Liu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orient Paper commented, "We are very pleased to re-launch the renovated...

2014-05-27 08:24:44

DALLAS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Lorraine DePasque for the American Gem Trade Association: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87188 Actress and singer Taraji P. Henson says she likes to "shake it up" and take on unexpected roles--like her Oscar-nominated portrayal of Queenie in fantasy drama, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, or like one of her latest parts: as a celebrity spokes model for the 2014 AGTA Spectrum Awards(TM)...

2014-05-19 23:04:26

Walttools provides helpful information for choosing the right type of concrete sealer for exterior use. Morris, IL (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Experts at Walttools can help you in choosing the right Concrete Sealer for your concrete. The summer entertaining season is fast approaching and soon, the question will arise, "What sealer do I use to freshen up my old concrete? And secondly, how do I do it right?” Selection of a proper sealer for your project is an important step to keep your...


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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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