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2013-07-16 08:31:21

Acculevel® H40 provides a smooth surface for half the cost NORMAN, Okla., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Custom Gypsum is proud to announce the launch of their new and innovative hybrid cement product, Acculevel(® )H40. This product is ideal for out of level, or old, damaged concrete floors in commercial, institutional, and renovation projects. Acculevel(® )H40 provides a high early strength, durable smooth surface at about half the installed price of conventional levelers....

2013-07-16 08:31:19

New durable, low-profile sound mat NORMAN, Okla., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Custom Gypsum is pleased to introduce Accuquiet(® )D13, the newest addition to its line of Accuquiet(®) brand sound attenuation floor mats. The durable low-profile floor mat is designed with rigid architecture and low-deflection features to meet the evolving demands of today's multifamily design professional, while solving a wide variety of acoustical problems. Accuquiet(®) D13 utilizes a new...

2013-05-29 23:24:22

Chelsea Decorative Metal Company is a family-owned business that has been selling tin ceilings in the United States for over 60 years. They opened the doors to sell to Canada in the 1980s and have now have decided to market their tin ceiling product internationally. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Chelsea Decorative Metal Company, whose owner is known as "The Tinman" and whose website is http://www.tinman.com, has decided to sell decorative metal panels around the world. The decorative...

2012-08-14 23:02:42

American Lime Technology, the North American leader in sustainable hemp and lime-based green building construction materials is proud to announce construction is underway at the first green home in Florida utilizing Tradical Hemcrete. Tarpon Springs, Fl and Chicago, Il (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 American Lime Technology, the North American leader in sustainable hemp and lime-based green building construction materials is proud to announce construction is underway at the first green home in...

2012-04-05 21:20:05

Scientists have discovered the initial stages by which gypsum crystals form. Gypsum is a naturally occurring mineral which is often used in industrial processes and which in nature, if left alone for thousands of years, can grow into huge translucent, towering and eerie, crystals more than 10 metres tall. These are famed for their beauty in places such as the Cave of Crystals in Mexico. Nevertheless, the formation of gypsum has until now been largely unexplored. A study by researchers...

2012-02-28 16:40:00

New research report “Building Plaster Product Manufacturing in the UK” provided by IBISWorld has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report states that the UK building plaster product manufacturing industry is expected to generate revenue totalling EUR 550 million in 2011-2012, up 1.9% on the previous year's cyclical trough. London, UK (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 The UK building plaster product manufacturing industry is expected to generate revenue totalling EUR...

2011-12-08 08:17:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Modern Materials Division of Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, is celebrating its 65th anniversary. The division has been the leader in the U.S. dental market for gypsum products for virtually its entire existence. Modern Materials was founded in 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri by Don McNary and Jack Piper. Mr. McNary, a chemist, was "Mr. Inside" while Mr. Piper, the consummate salesman, was...

2011-11-18 10:21:00

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating a strong commitment to environmental responsibility and transparency, CertainTeed Gypsum today announced that UL Environment Inc. has completed the Environmental Claims Verification (ECV) process for products manufactured at its Cody, Wyo.; Vancouver, British Columbia; Toronto, Ontario; Seattle, Wash.; and Moundsville, W. Va. manufacturing facilities. Specifically, UL Environment confirmed the pre- and post-consumer recycled...

2011-09-13 12:11:41

Its employment in Pompeii already pointed to human presence being the cause of much damage For the correct restoration of deteriorated works of cultural heritage, it helps to know what causes the degradation in the first place. There exist studies that characterise these types of damage in detail, but that rarely touch on the origin and development of the deterioration. Chemist Maite Maguregui has come up with an analytical methodology with the intention of filling this need: considering...

2011-06-14 13:43:00

BELTSVILLE, Md., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association supports the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger because it will boost our country's workforce and economy, at a time when both are ailing. Post merger, AT&T has planned to invest an additional $8 billion in private capital to finance infrastructure and network builds, potentially adding up to 96,000 permanent, quality jobs across the country according to a new...


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2005-05-26 10:48:13

Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. Chemical structure Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. CaSO4·2H2O + heat → CaSO4·½H2O + 1½H2O (steam) The partially dehydrated mineral is called calcium sulfate hemihydrate or calcined gypsum (commonly known as plaster of...

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