Latest Recyclable materials Stories

2012-07-28 23:01:17

The winning battery charger was the CTEK MXS 3.6, retaining the crown for its exceptional build quality, charging and maintenance features, as well as its safety and durability. London, UK (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 CTEK is celebrating being awarded the Auto Express ℠Best Battery Charger´. The leading smart battery charger provider is especially pleased to have received this title as it marks the fourth year in a row that CTEK has picked up the top award. The winning battery charger...

2012-07-28 23:01:00

Plastics Color Corporation of Calumet City, Illinois has hired Diana Drouillard of Long Beach, California to serve as its account manager for the Western United States. Plastics Color is a leading producer of color concentrates, additive masterbatches and other compounds for the plastics industry. Calumet City, IL (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 PCC (Plastics Color Corporation), a leading supplier of color concentrates, compounds and additive masterbatches for the plastics industry, today announced...

2012-07-26 23:00:42

Following a report that UV rays emitted from compact fluorescent light bulbs could potentially damage skin, skincare distributor, Likewise Skincare, responds with skincare products that could help protect against harmful rays. (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 On July 26, 2012, skincare product distributor, Likewise Skincare, observed the recent report that ultraviolet (UV) rays from fluorescent bulbs can damage epidermal human skin cells. According to a report by Futurity.org, these compact...

2012-07-25 23:01:38

Laptop-Power UK, the multi-brand top accessory provider, announces the availability of HP laptop batteries at unbeatable prices. Laptop Power UK offers original products, guaranteeing its customers, the best product quality available and compliance with all UK safety standards. Laptop-Power UK offers a wide range of laptop batteries and chargers at a very affordable range of prices. (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Laptop-Power UK, the multi-brand top accessory provider, announces the availability of...

Latest Recyclable materials Reference Libraries

2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

2005-05-26 10:49:47

Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: "to draw/write", for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. Unlike diamond, graphite is a conductor, and can be used, for instance, as the material in the electrodes of an electrical arc lamp. Occurrence Associated minerals include: quartz, calcite, micas, iron meteorites and tourmalines. Notable occurrences include New York and Texas in the USA, Russia, Mexico, Greenland,...

2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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