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High Gloss Plastic Finishes on Television LCD Frames

06/24/2016 by Ind_design
Hi Folks I would like to understand the techniques to get high gloss finish (black or white) typically observed in plastic frame used in LCD televi...
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Last comment 06/27/2016 by Torqued

Sticker Removal needed

06/23/2016 by Olie
Hi every one. Does any one know where I find a solution able to remove hard sticker ??
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Last comment 06/28/2016 by Tornado

How to Coat the Inside of Casing, Tubing

06/17/2016 by Dler
Hi, I'm wondering if coating the inside of Casing or Tubing is possible or not. mainly, the coating material will be Monel or Inconel and usually th...
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Last comment 06/19/2016 by TonyS

Moisture Analyzer

06/14/2016 by Anonymous Poster
Can anyone help me calculate this. I have analyzer range -100 to 20degC i have output display indication of -30degC. kindly show me the calculation t...
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Last comment 06/16/2016 by Jpfalt
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Chemical Manufacturing

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EPA Seeks to Ban Some HFCs

06/16/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Seeking to spur adoption of more climate-friendly alternatives, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to ban the use of certain...
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Last comment 06/17/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

New EPA Scrutiny for Chemical Makers

05/17/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Chemical makers, already heavily regulated, will face added U.S. Environmental Protection Agency scrutiny come October as a result of two new enforce...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by rickmoore69
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Glass, Ceramics, Fibers & Fabrics

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Smart Clothing's Silver Lining

06/06/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The biggest hurdle to functional smart clothing - apparel with integrated electronics to monitor your vital signs or power your smartphone - has been...
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Can a Material be Truly 'Bulletproof'?

04/13/2016 by HUSH
Bulletproofing is a big business and therefore an ever-developing area of focus for materials science. Erm, perhaps we'll call it bullet resistance...
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Last comment 04/21/2016 by adreasler
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Oil & Gas Technology

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Appalachian Basin Producing More Gas than Ever

05/25/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Low-cost Appalachian shale gas production has enabled the oldest U.S. natural gas producing area to re-establish itself as a supply juggernaut. Signi...
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Last comment 05/26/2016 by Phys

Slow Down, Move Faster — A New Approach to Drilling Optimization

05/13/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Faster may not be better, at least on the drill rig. The new buzzword is optimization. Rather than focus on rate of penetration, Drilling Contractor...
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Coatings & Surface Engineering

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Color-changing Fabric Could Shield Soldiers from View

05/18/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Scientists from Nanjing Tech University have developed an organic material that can change color with the addition of a low voltage. The material...
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Ultrathin Photovoltaics Produced in a Single Process

04/19/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at MIT are creating solar cells so thin and light, they can be mounted on a soap bubble. The manufacturing team created the solar cell, t...
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Plastics & Resins Blog

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BPA Substitute Triggers Similar Endocrine-Disrupting Effect

04/11/2016 by Quasar
"BPA-free" products might not be as safe as you think. Researchers at the Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau in Canada have found that...
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Last comment 04/12/2016 by SolarEagle

Shape-shifting Polymer Both Strong and Sensitive

03/15/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a new shape-shifting polymer that reforms in response to the slightest touch, and at body heat...
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Last comment 03/16/2016 by John Shoesole
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Plastics Fabrication

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Houston, We Don't Have a Problem

10/25/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
With the ability to heal itself from the penetration of a bullet in less than one second, a new material developed by a team at the University of Mic...
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Last comment 10/28/2015 by Legolaz

Chip Off the New Block

09/15/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at Duke University are telling the world that integrating lasers on silicon chips is so yesterday: instead they've developed a method to...
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Organ Pipes: An Enduring Application for Lead

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by Jonathan Fuller
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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
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Modern Living Through Chemistry? Electronics? Agriculture?

08/10/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Can man live by bread alone? This rhetorical question has its roots in the Bible where related phraseology is found three times and the intent is s...
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Industries Serving Global Needs

08/09/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
A chicken is interested in the person who wants bacon and eggs for breakfast but the pig is committed. It's a light quip (for all but the pig!) but...
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Risk and Its Part In Engineering Failure

02/21/2012 posted in OH CR4P!
by cheme_wordsmithy
Ever played the board game RISK? Even if you haven't, you've most likely heard of it. The game is aptly named because, regardless of the strategy im...
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