Glass

New E6 enhanced glass fiber introduced

By / November 6, 2009

Gibson Enterprises, a U.S. fiberglass company based in Irwindale, Calif., plans to release a new product E6 Enhanced Glass Fiber (PDF) in full stream by the first quarter of 2010. Gibson is working with Chinese manufacturer Jushi Group to roll out this new product, and according to the them, E6 has a much lower carbon…

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Monday materials music

By / November 2, 2009

For some reason, I am really thirsty now.

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Lotus leaves modeled for anti-icing coating

By / November 2, 2009

A group of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, University of California Riverside and the Ross Technology Corporation joined a growing list of researchers studying the superhydrophobic property of lotus leaves and now say the insights they gained showed them a way to develop a particle–polymer coating that prevents ice formation in both lab and…

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Maine’s manicotti bridge

By / October 13, 2009

The New York Times has a report on a candidate for the ‘bridge of the future” title: the Neal Bridge in Pittsfield, Maine, that has a foundation of 23 hollow carbon- and glass-fiber fabric arches, filled with concrete. These are 12-inch-diameter tubes that have been inflated, bent to the proper shape and stiffened with a…

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Materials Industry headlines

By / October 4, 2009

Ipsen Ceramics is totally focused on customer service Over 50 years has made Ipsen Ceramics an expert in the field of high temperature refractories and production of kiln furniture. Ipsen Ceramics has become a leader in the toll firing business where we process a wide variety of materials. Ipsen Ceramics gives you the flexibility to…

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Anter Corp.

By / September 3, 2009
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