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2012-07-10 06:26:43

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick-off the next stop on its 2012 Sightseeing City Tour, Transitions Optical, along with Visionworks, today announces the Top 10 Sights to See in Chicago, and brings an exciting, interactive experience area aimed at educating consumers of all ages about the role of proper eye care and eyewear in seeing all of the 'sights' around you - whether on vacation or in your own backyard - to Taste of Chicago, July 11 - 15. Leading up to Taste of...

2012-07-06 02:20:32

DALLAS, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Market by Application, Grade & Form - Global Trends & Forecasts (2012 - 2017)", published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the global Polymethyl Methacrylate application market is expected to be worth US$9.7 billion by 2017, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 6.5% from 2012 to 2017. The Asia-Pacific market was estimated to...

2012-06-12 23:01:20

Glass is a large part of every house: sliding glass doors, windows, lamps, dinnerware, coffee tables and more. It's beautiful and useful, but each pane can pose a risk. For National Safety Month, incorporate these glass safety tips to reduce glass-related accidents. Waco, TX (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Glass is useful and beautiful, but unfortunately, it can be a safety hazard. It´s a major building and decorating material in every house: sliding glass doors, windows, lamps, dinnerware,...

2012-05-23 02:20:33

TOKYO and ST. LOUIS, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) will showcase advanced glazing technologies at their booth during the 2012 Japanese Society of Automotive Engineering (JSAE) World Congress, held May 23 through May 25 in Yokohoma, Japan. Solutia's booth features the award-winning Saflex® S series advanced solar absorbing polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers, Saflex® Q series advanced acoustic PVB interlayers and XIR® reflective film...

2012-05-08 14:21:37

NEW YORK, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SUMMER BAMBOO EARRINGS Inspired by the warriors fighting scene in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," the earrings depict two dragonflies alighting on bamboo branches. Emeralds, diamonds, tsavorites, rubies set in 18-karat white gold. CELESTIAL FIRE LOTUS RING A 24.13-carat rubellite "eye" surrounded by diamond-set petals. The shank is engraved to resemble the lotus stem. Natural fancy vivid yellow, gray, and white diamonds, natural Burmese rubies,...

2012-04-26 02:21:27

DETROIT, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) was selected by the Society of Automotive Engineering's panel of automotive technology experts to display at its "Innovators Only" exhibition during the 2012 Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) World Congress, held April 24 through April 26 in Detroit. Solutia's booth featured the award-winning Saflex® S series advanced solar absorbing polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers, Saflex® Q series advanced acoustic PVB...

2012-04-24 02:20:34

ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) was honored today by Frost & Sullivan with the 2012 New Product Innovation Award for Automotive Glazing Material for its Saflex® S series advanced solar absorbing polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers. In addition to providing traditional safety benefits of automotive laminated glazing, Saflex S series effectively absorbs solar heat transmitted through the vehicle's glazing, which reduces air conditioning usage and...

2012-04-17 23:03:28

DuPont SentryGlas® N-UV ionoplast interlayer, a new interlayer technology for durable architectural safety glass with unsurpassed transmission of natural UV light Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces the commercial launch of DuPont SentryGlas® N-UV ionoplast interlayer, a new interlayer technology for durable architectural safety glass with unsurpassed transmission of natural UV light into spaces containing special light-requiring flora...

2012-04-16 22:14:06

Is it drugs, medicines or explosives? At the Analytica trade fair, Fraunhofer researchers, joined by the Hübner Company, are presenting a terahertz spectrometer that provides reliable, contact-free identification of substances. Security forces intercept a letter bomb addressed to Josef Ackermann, the head of Deutsche Bank. At almost the same moment, a letter bomb explodes in an office in Rome. The hand of the manager in charge of Equitalia, the tax-collection authority, was...

2012-04-02 02:20:59

SHANGHAI, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) will feature a range of advanced Saflex® polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers and XIR® reflective film products during the 2012 China Glass exposition held in Shanghai, China April 2-5, 2012. The company will showcase acoustic damping and heat-reducing technologies for automotive and architectural laminated glass applications, as well as structural and advanced color interlayer solutions for the architectural market...


Latest Transparent materials Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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