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2012-04-04 20:47:12

Defying thousands of years of conventional wisdom, scientists are reporting that it is possible for water to float on oil, a discovery they say has important potential applications in cleaning up oil spills that threaten seashores and fisheries. Their report appears in ACS' journal Langmuir. Chi M. Phan and colleagues point out that the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle made an early attempt to explain flotation around 350 B.C. Today, most people know that less dense liquids float on...

2012-02-01 20:36:10

Rice University lab uses nanoparticles to increase thermal properties of transformer oil Rice University scientists have created a nano-infused oil that could greatly enhance the ability of devices as large as electrical transformers and as small as microelectronic components to shed excess heat. Research in the lab of Rice materials scientist Pulickel Ajayan, which appears in the American Chemical Society journal ACS Nano, could raise the efficiency of such transformer oils by as much...

2011-01-05 00:00:38

Until now, Australia's mining and gas industries have relied primarily on generic mineral oils that require significant maintenance and downtime. Using fluids engineered specifically for heat transfer will help boost productivity and profits. Lewiston, NY (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 Duratherm Extended Life Fluids and Resourcia Inc. today announced a new partnership that will bring Duratherm's line of high performance heat transfer fluids to markets in Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea. The...

2010-09-14 07:30:00

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. and MANCHESTER, England, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- NuEarth Corporation (Pink Sheets: NUEC) ("NuEarth"), a manufacturer and marketer of "Clean & Green" products and technology, today announced the signing of the first multi-year contract for the usage of AquaSolv through its exclusive UK distributor - Cheforfield Distribution Ltd ("Cheforfield") of Manchester, England UK. "The successful completion of this agreement is a major milestone in our Company's progress and...

2010-04-30 07:30:00

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NuEarth Corporation (Pink Sheets: NUEC) ("NuEarth"), a manufacturer and marketer of "Clean & Green" products and technology, today announced that it has received final approval on the first large scale contract for AquaSolv for a minimum of $650,000 in first year sales with Jasper Agro Development of Bolivia for the usage of the all-natural AquaSolv product line as a Pesticide Carrier and Adjuvant. "This agreement is the first...

2010-01-13 09:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets: GETG) announced today that their G-OIL Ultimate Biodegradable green motor oils will now be sold at Honest-1 Auto Care(TM), a national full-service auto repair and maintenance franchise chain. Honest-1 Auto Care is 100 percent ESA(TM) Certified Eco-Friendly Auto Care and is committed to offering consumers sustainable and green alternatives at each of their 20 locations. This announcement comes on the...

2009-10-28 13:40:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets: GETG), a leading manufacturer and marketer of "green" environmentally safe consumer packaged goods and products, announced today their third consecutive showcase at The AAPEX Show at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, November 4-6. In the previous two years, Green Earth Technologies has previewed G-OIL® Ultimate Biodegradable green motor oils and other environmentally friendly...

2009-09-17 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets: GETG) announced today that their G-OIL Ultimate Biodegradable green motor oils has started to ship and will officially be offered at retail beginning October 1st at National Auto Stores, a family owned and operated business serving eastern Pennsylvania. G-OIL SAE 5W-30 ultimate biodegradable green motor oils met and passed all the engine test criteria for The American Petroleum Institute (API) SM...


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