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June 1, 2006
A stronger, more stable exhaust duct is offered U-Lok 440 (photo) is an ultra-flexible, silicone fiberglass exhaust-extraction duct that can be used for air or fume extraction. The tubing’s patented Mechanical Lock Construction provides “superior” tear and tensile strength, which eliminates wire movements found in traditional single-ply duct, says the firm. The U-Lok 440 is rated...
April 1, 2006
By combining a high-resolution scanning electron microscope and an ion-beam microscope into a single device, researchers at the Max Plank Institute for Iron Research (Düsseldorf, Germany; edlinks.che.com/5828-545) are able to “see” the inner structure of nanomaterials, biological matter, and high-performance steels in three dimensions.The technique is faster than x-ray (or electron- or...
April 1, 2006
It’s not a question of whether the world supply of fossil is going to run out; its just a question of when, says professor Colin Webb, head of the chemical engineering department at the University of Manchester (England), who was addressing several hundred delegates at a Thursday-afternoon colloquium on biorefineries last month at Dechema e.V (Frankfurt, Germany). That’s why most...
January 1, 2006
Last month, “Series C” funding in the plastic-electronics development company, Plastic Logic Ltd. (Cambridge, U.K.; edlinks.che.com/5825-537), reached $24 million, with the addition of investments from four new companies, including BASF Venture Capital GmbH (Ludwigshafen, Germany; edlinks.che.com/5825-538). Other companies that have previously invested in the firm include Dow Chemical (Midland...
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