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2011-08-31 09:04:00

TWINSBURG, Ohio, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new white paper from L.J. Star Inc. provides information about six conditions which must be considered during the design phase of process applications. "6 Tips for Critical Sight Glass Applications" also provides guidance on glass selection to avoid sight glass failure. Sight glass failures can occur from the following conditions: pressure, temperature, thermal shock, caustics, abrasion, or impact. The white paper defines each condition,...

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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...

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