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2013-10-22 23:20:15

For many people with limited mobility, an elbow crutch is a necessity and makes everyday life easier at the same time. Due to THERMOLAST® K by KRAIBURG TPE, the newest walking aid of the leading French developer FDI France Medical, ErgoDynamic, has extraordinary anti-slip properties and is highly comfortable. Dusseldorf/Waldkraiburg (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 As part of a long-standing collaboration, KRAIBURG TPE has developed a special material for the French company FDI France...

2013-10-22 23:00:50

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of adaptive, composite materials in manufacturing, packaging and biomedical applications. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of...

2013-10-21 23:24:51

MCP will showcase their latest construction adhesive applications on October 21-23 at the Adhesive and Sealant Council's industry event. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) is excited to announce the latest Acrylic Polymer Emulsions and Styrene-Butadiene Latexes for construction adhesive applications. The complete listing of products in the company’s line can be found in the new Construction Adhesives selection guide. These include Rovene®...

2013-10-19 23:03:18

The global volume for biodegradable polymers is expected to reach 1.3 billion lbs in 2013 and grow to 1.5 billion lbs by 2014. BCC Research projects the market to reach 3 billion lbs by 2019, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.4% from 2014 to 2019. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Biodegradable Polymers from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global volume for biodegradable polymers is...

2013-10-11 23:21:24

CSC Scientific, a manufacturer and distributer of quality assurance testing equipment, announces the addition of a rotational viscometer to their product line in a partnership with Fungilab, one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of quality control equipment for viscosity measurement. The Rotational Viscometer comes in four models and is capable of measuring a wide viscosity range of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 CSC Scientific Company,...

2013-10-11 23:21:05

MCP will showcase new products at WCS 2013, Oct. 20-23. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) is excited to announce the latest Acrylic Polymer Emulsions and Styrene-Butadiene Latexes. The newest products in the company’s line can be found in the Coatings Selection Guide. These include Rovene® 6117, Rovene 6118, and Rovene 6119. Tylac® 4193 is a flexible cement modification styrene-butadiene latex, which has been developed to enhance...

Vapors Turned Into Foam-like Polymer Coatings
2013-10-11 12:12:34

University of Rochester Polymers -- the essential component of plastics -- are found in countless commercial, medical, and industrial products. Polymers that are porous are called foam polymers and are especially useful because they combine light weight with rigid mechanical properties. Now a researcher at the University of Rochester has developed a process to grow highly customizable coatings of foam-like polymers. The process, developed by Mitchell Anthamatten, a chemical engineer at...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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