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Latest Polycarbonate Stories

2011-12-23 17:00:00

The lavish expansions of polycarbonate manufacture volumes in Asia and mostly so in China and robust demand from polycarbonate resins are the major driving forces of the bisphenol-A demand.

2011-12-13 18:00:00

Polycarbonate industry is highly promising and prospective in the emerging markets – the material here is continuously in demand.

2011-12-08 10:22:24

In fire experiments conducted in uniformly furnished, but vacant Chicago-area townhouses, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers uncovered temperature and heat-flow conditions that can seriously damage facepiece lenses on standard firefighter breathing equipment, a potential contributing factor for first-responder fatalities and injuries.

BPA Levels Increase With Canned Soup Consumption
2011-11-23 10:52:09

The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) - used in soup cans to prevent them from rusting - could increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes, scientists warn.

BPA Exposure In Pregnancy Found To Affect Behavior Issues In Girls
2011-10-24 08:46:20

A new study on the potential health effects BPA suggests exposure to the chemical before birth could affect girls’ behavior at age 3, according to researchers.

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2011-08-11 07:00:00

The cash register receipts that people place near paper money in billfolds, purses, and pockets has led to a worldwide contamination of paper money with bisphenol A (BPA) — a potentially toxic substance found in some plastics, thermal paper and other products.

2011-08-09 13:45:00

BERWYN, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, announced an addition to its EMERGE(TM) Advanced Resins family in North America.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.