In the City of Brotherly Love What's Not to Like?
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In the City of Brotherly Love What's Not to Like?

Deriving its name from the Greek words phila" meaning love and "delphia" that stands for brother, "The City of Brotherly Love" was recently described in an article for The Independent as "friendly, relaxed and easy to fall for." According to the article, "If New York is the alluring but aloof acquaintance that you've never really got to know, Philadelphia is the amiable guy on the bus who slaps...

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Digital Viscometer Key to Corrosion Resistance and Building Safety
Viscometers

Digital Viscometer Key to Corrosion Resistance and Building Safety

Boston-Corrosion on screw-based fasteners and fastener systems can significantly compromise building safety. Coatings play a critical role in fastener corrosion resistance, but they must be applied correctly to achieve performance and quality standards. Tight viscosity control of the film throughout the coating process is critically important to help manufacturers achieve this goal. One leading...

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Historic Preservation 'Rocks' in the 'Cradle of Liberty'
Coatings

Historic Preservation 'Rocks' in the 'Cradle of Liberty'

In The Death and Life of Great American Cities, author Jane Jacobs observed, Cities need old buildings so badly it is probably impossible for vigorous streets and districts to grow without them. By old buildings I mean not museum-piece old buildings, not old buildings in an excellent and expensive state of rehabilitation - although these make fine ingredients - but also a good lot of plain,...

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Corrosion Resistant Finish has no EPA-regulated chemicals.
Coatings

Corrosion Resistant Finish has no EPA-regulated chemicals.

Used to replace cold blackening on iron and steel components, MICROLOK® AO coating is 1.5 microns thick, silver/black in color, and adheres tightly to metal surface. Application for this non-toxic aluminum oxide conversion coating requires 5 steps and 18 min. In addition to corrosion protection, benefits include anti-galling protection, temperature stability to 1400°F, safe 120 to 140°F...

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Bulbs Buying Guide
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Bulbs Buying Guide

While it might seem easy to pick a light bulb, there are actually numerous factors to take into consideration. This buying guide will explain each type and the important attributes you should consider when sourcing bulbs.

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Jotun Paints Partners with Key Civic Groups in Move to Renovate and Restore Historic Egyptian Landmarks
Paints

Jotun Paints Partners with Key Civic Groups in Move to Renovate and Restore Historic Egyptian Landmarks

Leading paint manufacturer plays integral role in ongoing initiative to restore famous places in Egypt Jotun Paints, one of the world's leading producers and distributors of paints and powder coatings, continues to play a key role in the local community's ongoing efforts to restore and renovate historical Egyptian landmarks. The leading company has been supplying essential materials like paints,...

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Standard/Custom Coatings optimize glass and optical performance.
Coatings

Standard/Custom Coatings optimize glass and optical performance.

Applied via electron beam guns with ion-assisted deposition to surface of glass substrates, optical coatings alter interaction with wavelengths of light in terms of reflectance, transmittance, and absorption as well as abrasion resistance and electrical conductivity. Coatings and components can be provided from 200 nm to 20 microns, from UV to far IR. Standard as well as custom coatings and...

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Adhesives

all4-GP (North America) Inc. Presents Innovative Solar Technologies at the Intersolar North America Exhibition!

GLENDALE, Calif., July 6, 2011 - all4-GP, at booth 9158, will be featuring some innovative products that you can't miss. In addition, experts, and top executives will be on hand to answer your questions and discuss new business opportunities. Presenting: o all4-PCB: The next generation spray coating technology for thin film and wafer applications, suitable for up to 1500mm wide substrates. Also,...

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Crude Storage Tanks Need Proper Maintenance
Coatings

Crude Storage Tanks Need Proper Maintenance

In an effort to promote the integrity of operating systems and prevent leakage, the oil pipeline industry uses an arsenal of sophisticated technologies capable of detecting defects and cracks on a millimeter by millimeter basis. Through ongoing inspections and regularly scheduled preventive maintenance of pipe interior and exteriors, as well as other ancillary equipment used in pipeline...

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Brush-On Finishes Create Rich Tones - Ideal for Ornamental Fabricators, Sculpture Artists, and Fabricating Shops
Coatings

Brush-On Finishes Create Rich Tones - Ideal for Ornamental Fabricators, Sculpture Artists, and Fabricating Shops

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: Brush-On finishes create rich tones for copper, brass, steel and aluminum using Birchwood Casey's proven decorative finishes. Fast and easy to apply, these brush-on coatings provide attractive, decorative finishes for sculptures, ornamental hardware, and fabricated products and components. Choose from these unique Birchwood Casey Brush-On Finishes: Antique Black® M24...

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Floating-Roof Storage Tanks Need Heavy-Duty Protection
Tanks

Floating-Roof Storage Tanks Need Heavy-Duty Protection

Since their development in the 1920s, floating-roof storage tanks have become widely used for storing petroleum products at major refineries, fuel terminals, bio-fuel facilities and chemical plants. As the name implies, floating roofs rise and fall with the level of the fuel or crude being stored in order to reduce evaporation that occurs under normal storage and handling conditions. Typically...

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