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2014-03-13 12:21:59

Biggest sculpture by Janet Echelman to premiere on March 15 in Vancouver, British Columbia MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Spectra(®) fiber is strengthening the ropes used in a new sculpture making its world premiere this month in Vancouver, British Columbia, by world-renowned artist Janet Echelman. The fiber, which is pound-for-pound 15 times stronger than steel but light enough to float, gives Echelman's...

2014-03-12 08:23:00

DUBLIN, Mar. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cp3ndr/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Aramid Fiber Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Aramid Fiber Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global aramid fiber industry with a...

2014-03-11 12:29:40

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Overview of the European Sealants Market IAL Consultants is pleased to announce the publication of the latest edition of its in-depth market report on the European Sealants Industry.The geographical scope covers 15 Western European and 8 Eastern European countries:Western Europe-- Austria-- Belgium-- Denmark-- Finland-- France-- Germany-- Ireland-- Italy-- Netherlands-- Norway--...

2014-03-05 08:32:44

DUBLIN, Mar. 05, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v6xxkn/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Refractory Material Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) China's refractory materials production in 2012 fell 4.43% over the previous year to 28.1891 million tons, of which, magnesia bricks, magnesium carbon & alumina...

2014-03-03 23:23:07

Positive outlook on construction and automotive applications is expected to drive adhesives and sealants demand over the next six years. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/adhesives-and-sealants-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The global market for adhesives and sealants is expected to reach USD 43,195.5 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growth of construction, automotive and packaging industries, mainly...

2014-03-01 23:00:06

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Petroleum Resin Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Aramid Paper Industry” reports to its research database. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Aramid Paper industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the Aramid Paper industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain...

2014-02-24 04:20:31

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fh3lr8/latin_america) has announced the addition of the "Latin America Adhesives and Sealants Market - Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fh3lr8/latin_america ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Adhesive refers to a binding substance applied to the...

2014-02-21 08:22:03

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hqpp4v/latin_america ) has announced the addition of the "Latin America Adhesives and Sealants Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Adhesive refers to a binding substance applied to the surface of materials to avoid separation. Adhesives are available in natural and...

2014-02-20 08:23:01

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6x3l5b/global_adhesives ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Adhesives and Sealants Industry - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global adhesive and sealants industry is expected to witness moderate growth and reach an estimated $58.14 billion by 2018. The...

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 industry retailers. Based on the latest web technology, its purpose is to make the purchase of rocks, gemstones and jewelry more accessible and interactive. Kitchener, Ontario (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 After months of "in house" development, and thanks to the collaboration of its full...


Latest Materials Reference Libraries

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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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