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2013-05-28 08:23:44

Unifi is First Manufacturer in Textile Industry to Provide This Enhanced Level of Transparency EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that Unifi Manufacturing, Inc., a leading producer of multi-filament polyester, nylon textured yarns, and related raw materials, is the first manufacturer of its kind to earn Responsible Source(TM) certification. Certification was issued for Unifi's REPREVE® products manufactured in the REPREVE...

2013-05-23 12:21:58

As Industry Grows, It Needs Scientists, Technologists and Engineers to Fill New Jobs WASHINGTON and MYSTIC, Conn., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One person's trash may or may not be another person's treasure, but these days it very likely can be the launch pad to a great career. That's the reason behind a new partnership between the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. and JASON Learning - to inspire America's students to think about careers in the scrap and recycling...

2013-05-23 08:21:48

California Utility PG&E Will Discuss Safety Benefits of Picarro Technology at AGA Event SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro Inc. will participate in an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Natural Gas STAR workshop during the American Gas Association (AGA) Operations Conference in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, May 23. San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a customer of Picarro Inc., will be on hand to talk about the technology and how it...

2013-05-22 23:24:22

Kuraray has recently announced a Commercial Acceleration program with SpecialChem to support the growth of its MPD based Polyols in Coatings & Adhesives markets. Tokyo (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Kuraray offers a variety of MPD-based polyols with various molecular weights which includes polyester polyols (P-series) and polycarbonate polyols (C-series). Kuraray polyols provide significant advantages such as luxurious feel, softness, good solubility to solvents, better miscibility with other...

New Ways To Study How Ordered Materials Arrange Themselves
2013-05-21 14:04:23

A fried breakfast food popular in Spain provided the inspiration for the development of doughnut-shaped droplets that may provide scientists with a new approach for studying fundamental issues in physics, mathematics and materials. The doughnut-shaped droplets, a shape known as toroidal, are formed from two dissimilar liquids using a simple rotating stage and an injection needle. About a millimeter in overall size, the droplets are produced individually, their shapes maintained by a...

2013-05-03 23:23:44

Mallard Creek Polymers (MCP) has continued to increase its participation in the Paper and Nonwovens Industries and in the TAPPI organization in 2013. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 PaperCon2013 provides MCP the opportunity to describe the many ways the company is involved. MCP recently announced participation in IDEA13 and released information on many products available to the nonwovens industry, including many acrylic polymer emulsion grades like Rovene® 6014. The company also...

2013-04-17 00:21:49

COLCHESTER, England, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LIFESAVER systems commenced selling direct into the USA in April with its award-winning and revolutionary product line. Brainchild of founder and inventor Michael Pritchard, LIFESAVER is the world's first and only portable technology to eradicate all waterborne bacteria and viruses such as cholera, polio and Hepatitis A without the use of chemicals, UV light or the need for power. LIFESAVER bottles and jerrycans produce safe, sterile...

2013-04-05 08:21:52

LONDON, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty-three percent of the international film community believes film studios are choosing to 'play it safe' when it comes to producing more imaginative films. This and other findings were revealed in a survey by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE(R) gin exploring film-making. The findings suggest an increased number of studios are opting to commission 'safe films' such as prequels, sequels and book adaptations, rather than producing more imaginative...

2013-03-22 16:21:37

Cities flip-flop on notifying residents about water rates LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, three cities and a private water agency went to court in an attempt to stop the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) from notifying the public about the rate setting process and scheduled public hearing. The cities of Signal Hill, Downey and Cerritos asked the court to enjoin WRD from sending notices to approximately 800,000 property owners...

Smartphone Screens Made Of Sapphire Could Be Around The Corner
2013-03-22 10:36:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The display market has been cranking out some impressive smartphone screens as of late. Samsung´s latest Galaxy S display packs 441 tiny pixels into every square inch. HTC´s latest, One, has a pixel density of 468 pixels per inch (ppi) and both of these phones soundly trump the 326 ppi of Apple´s Retina display. These displays are delivering brighter and crisper images, all in a relatively small size. They´re...


Latest Optical materials Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:59:32

he mineral calcite is a calcium carbonate corresponding to the formula CaCO3 and is one of the most widely distributed minerals on the Earth's surface. It is a common constituent of sedimentary rocks, limestone in particular. It is also the primary mineral in metamorphic marble. It also occurs as a vein mineral in deposits from hot springs, and also occurs in caverns as stalactites and stalagmites. Calcite is often the primary constituent of the shells of marine organisms (e.g. plankton,...

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2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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