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AGY Introduces S-1 Glass(TM) High Performance Glass Rovings for LFT Applications

AIKEN, SC, USA - (August 4, 2009) - AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, recently announced the introduction of S-1 Glass(TM) high performance glass rovings for use in long fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFT). Designed for industrial applications, these high performance glass fibers allow new levels of mechanical properties to be...

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Renewably Sourced Fiber is suited for commercial carpets.

Carpet made with Sorona® fiber offers combination of performance and environmental sustainability. Material is 37% renewably sourced by weight and contributes to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) credits in 3 categories: MR Credit 6, Rapidly Renewable Materials; IEQ Credit 4.3, Low-Emitting Materials; and MR Credit 5, Regional Materials. In addition to bleach and...

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Fiber is designed for use in firefighter turnout gear.
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Fiber is designed for use in firefighter turnout gear.

Engineered to react and expand when temperatures reach 250°F or higher, DuPont(TM) Nomex® On Demand(TM) detects emergency conditions and automatically expands to trap more air for greater thermal insulation. Material meets National Fire Protection Association standards. Other suitable applications include driver wear suits for auto racing, wildfire control, oil and gas operations, and...

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nLight Introduces New Line of Photodarkening Resistant Fibers
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nLight Introduces New Line of Photodarkening Resistant Fibers

Vancouver, WA USA March 16, 2009 - nLIGHT Corporation (nLIGHT) announced today the availability of new highly doped, photodarkening resistant ytterbium fibers with up to 60 percent (%) higher absorption at 920 nanometer (nm) and pump conversion efficiencies routinely over 75 %. In 2005 the fiber division of nLIGHT, previously LIEKKI Corporation, was the first active fiber manufacturer to publish...

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Tubes and Tubing

PEEK Drawn Fiber offers abrasion and corrosion resistance.

Available in strands ranging from .003-.040 in., PEEK Drawn Fiber comes in natural, black, red, green, yellow, blue, orange, and violet to meet specific industry requirements for braiding identification. Woven braiding creates sleeve that can be placed over existing wire assemblies to guard against chaffing. Able to perform in temperatures up to 480°F, fiber produces low smoke and gas...

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Mitsuya's PrePreg Sheets Made with Victrex APTIV(TM) Film, Thinner than Traditional Carbon Fiber Composite Materials
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Mitsuya's PrePreg Sheets Made with Victrex APTIV(TM) Film, Thinner than Traditional Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

Tokyo - Victrex Japan, Inc, a subsidiary of Victrex plc, an innovative leading manufacturer of high performance materials, including VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer, VICOTE® Coatings and APTIV(TM) films, announced that Mitsuya, a company developing carbon fiber composite materials, has developed a prepreg sheet with thinner layers than a traditional one by using Victrex's APTIV Films....

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Abrasive Disc Kits offer choice of sizes and grits.
Abrasive Coated Discs

Abrasive Disc Kits offer choice of sizes and grits.

Available with Type-R or -S fasteners, Rex-Cut® Cotton Fiber Quick Change Disc Kits contain eight 2 or 3 in. diameter discs in assortment of grit sizes. Featuring layers of non-woven cotton fiber that are impregnated with aluminum oxide abrasives and pressed together, discs constantly reveal fresh abrasives, resulting in smooth, controlled grinding. Discs will not smear stainless steel and...

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Finishing Flap Discs blend and grain-in stainless steel welds.
Flap Discs

Finishing Flap Discs blend and grain-in stainless steel welds.

Rex-Cut® Megabrite T27 Finishing Flap Discs are offered in 3 grades including coarse, medium, and fine grits for cleaning, deburring, blending, and finishing stainless steel, aluminum, and other metals. Featuring smooth, controlled action, they are constructed with layers of non-woven synthetic fiber surface conditioning materials. Available in 4Â-½ and 5 in. dia sizes with 7/8 in....

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Glass Fibers offer lightweight ballistics protection.
Armor Plates

Glass Fibers offer lightweight ballistics protection.

Offering Vehicle Armor Composite Solutions for protection against IED and EFP threats, Featherlight(TM) glass fibers withstand severe threat levels, while Quicksilver(TM) glass fibers offer stiffer, lighter composite parts than E-glass reinforcements. Composites can be deployed in both structural and nonstructural components on suite of vehicles, enabling lightweight, fire-retardant, and load...

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Honeywell's High-Strength Spectra® Fiber Helps Make Curtains Hurricane-Resistant

Protective curtains can withstand large projectile impact and winds in excess of 155 mph ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 13 -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that its high-strength Spectra® fiber, commonly used in bullet-resistant body armor, is a key component in novel curtains that can protect windows and doors during hurricanes. Honeywell Spectra fiber enables the roll-down curtains, sold by...

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Dodge® Raptor Coupling Now Available in Three Larger Sizes
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Dodge® Raptor Coupling Now Available in Three Larger Sizes

The Dodge Raptor coupling epitomizes the innovation and value that has made Baldor a world leader in industrial electric motors. For almost 100 years Baldor has been the go-to source for industries across the globe. The Raptor coupling is just one example of our dedication to engineered excellence and commitment to providing value and performance. See our video to learn more.

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