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2013-11-27 12:21:50

Quartz Surface Manufacturer kicks off twelve days of giveaways TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - It's the most wonderful time of the year and Caesarstone Canada is making the holidays even better! From December 2(nd) to 13(th), the quartz manufacturer is getting into the spirit of giving on Twitter where each day, followers will have the chance to tweet and win! Caesarstone is giving away incredible gifts from some of their favorite brands including Nespresso, Sodastream, Le...

2013-11-15 16:21:19

VANCOUVER, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Quartz Mountain Resources Ltd. ("Quartz Mountain" or the "Company") (TSXV: QZM) (OTC: QZMRF) announces an exploration update. Drilling has been undertaken at the ZNT silver property located in central British Columbia ("BC"). The ZNT property is being explored under a joint venture agreement with Amarc Resources Ltd. ("Amarc"). Amarc has acquired a 60% interest and is operator of the ZNT Project, and Quartz Mountain holds a 40% interest....

2013-09-15 23:01:08

Transparency Market Research adds new "Crystal Oscillators Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/crystal-oscillators-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 A crystal oscillator is an electronic oscillator circuit, which utilizes the mechanical resonance of a vibrating crystal of piezoelectric material such as...

2013-09-09 08:22:46

Leading quartz surface manufacturer adds six new colours to its popular Classico line TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Caesarstone Canada introduced six new designs to its dynamic Classico collection.  New to the line are striking patterns, rich in colour and texture, designed to complement any space.  As quartz and surface industry market leaders, Caesarstone Canada developed the new line of designs in response to global colour trends. These latest cutting-edge designs...

2013-08-20 23:03:24

Two-component, toughened, quartz-filled, heat-resistant epoxy compound for high-performance bonding, sealing and casting is widely used in downhole, oil processing and other petrochemical applications. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Master Bond Supreme 45HTQ is a thermally stable, two-component, quartz-filled epoxy system. It features exceptional abrasion and chemical resistant properties. It will withstand exposure to petrochemicals, acids, bases and solvents. It retains its...

2013-08-13 23:03:52

The Jauch Quartz Crystals and Oscillators provide the most comprehensive range of structural elements for frequency control targeting industrial, medical, telecom, metering and automotive applications. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Electronic Components Distributor, STI Certified Electronics Inc., recognized as having a broad product portfolio and excellent design support and Jauch Quartz America Inc, a manufacturer of frequency control products, have signed a distribution agreement...

2013-07-22 16:21:20

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3jdfpg/quartz_crucible) has announced the addition of the "Quartz Crucible & Diamond Wire Analysis for PV (2009-2016F)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3jdfpg/quartz_crucible ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Due to the recent depression and oversupply in the PV market, module prices...

2013-07-05 08:20:35

VANCOUVER, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Amarc Resources Ltd ("Amarc") (TSX-V: AHR; OTCBB: AXREF) and Quartz Mountain Resources Ltd. ("Quartz Mountain") (TSX-V: QZM; OTCBB: QZMRF) announce they have entered into an amendment agreement (the "Amendment") with respect to their previously executed joint venture agreement (the "JV Agreement") on the ZNT and Galaxie properties (the "Properties") located in central and northern British Columbia ("BC"). Under the terms of the Amendment,...

2013-07-03 12:21:36

DRAG, Norway and SPRUCE PINES, N.C., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Quartz Corp, a major supplier of High Purity Quartz sand, will be exhibiting at Intersolar USA this July. High Purity Quartz sand from The Quartz Corp is used today in the manufacture of high performance quartz glass for semi-conductor, photovoltaic, automotive, optic, water purification, fibre-optic and general industrial applications. The Quartz Corp produces High Purity Quartz sand from mines in Spruce Pine...

3D Food Printer Gets A NASA Grant
2013-05-22 04:27:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a report by Quartz, NASA is dishing out $125,000 in grant money to help Anjan Contractor develop a 3D food printer. Contractor received the six month grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer. The mechanical engineer plans to build a 3D printer capable of providing nutritionally-appropriate meals synthesized one layer at a time from cartridges of powder and oils. The powder the system uses...


Latest Quartz Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 18:55:31

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust. It has a hexagonal crystal structure made of trigonal crystallized silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2), with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. Density is 2.6 g/cm³. The typical shape is a six-sided prism that ends in six-sided pyramids, although these are often distorted, or so massive that only part of the shape is apparent from a mined specimen. Additionally a bed is a common form, particularly for varieties such as amethyst,...

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