Genencor Shows How Industrial Biotech Breakthroughs Contribute to the New Green Economy
... collaboration with The Goodyear Tire & rubber
Company to make BioIsoprene(TM) (a synthetic rubber
alternative); and collaboration with Huntsman ... alternative to a key petrochemical in synthetic rubber
production. We're meeting the technical ...
Avon Protection Systems Receives NIOSH Approval for ST53 SCBA System
... Avon Protection Systems - a subsidiary of Avon rubber
p.l.c. - has received NIOSH (National Institute ... General Purpose Mask program.
p.l.c. is an international polymer engineering ... as first responders and emergency services. Avon rubber
p.l.c. purchased ISI, which designs, develops and ...
Stretchable silicon camera next step to artificial retina
... camera, the researchers begin by molding a thin rubber
membrane in the shape of a hemisphere. The rubber
membrane is then stretched with a specialized ... electrical interconnects to delaminate from the rubber
surface and form arcs, pinned on the ends by ...
FDA Clears First Medical Product Made From Yulex(R) Natural Rubber
... gloves made from U.S.-sourced guayule rubber
that is naturally safe for people with Type I ... Corporation, a company
that produces natural rubber
found to be safe for medical devices, ... the first process for producing guayule natural rubber
After the AIDS crisis ...
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kraton Polymers for Developing a New Generation of Polymer Grades Suitable for High-Speed Processing in Nonwoven Manufacture
... technology breakthroughs in tie layers, hot melt butyl sealants, isoprene rubber
latex, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) alternatives, enhanced rubber
segment (ERS) polymers, and newer adhesives. In the future, the company ...
Baxter to Launch GARDian(TM), a Groundbreaking Initiative That Helps Provide Continued Access to GAMMAGARD for Current Patients
... Certain components used in the packaging of GAMMAGARD S/D contain
latex. IGIV products can contain blood group antibodies that may cause ... Certain components used in the packaging of GAMMAGARD S/D contain
latex. IGIV products can contain blood group antibodies that may cause ...
Americans United for Life: Obama's Disbanding Bioethics Council Raises Troubling Questions
... said. "We have to ask why the President has disbanded this effective and well-regarded council. Is this a move toward a council that is more of a rubber
stamp of his administration's priorities, rather than a group that actively debates current issues with all perspectives having a seat at the table?" ...
Solutia Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
... polymers and fibers sold under brands such as Vydyne(R) and Ultron(R); and technical specialties including the Flexsys(R) family of chemicals for the rubber
industry, Skydrol(R) aviation hydraulic fluid and Therminol(R) heat transfer fluid. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in each of their market ...
New Genomatica Chemical Process Targets Ailing Ethanol Assets
... valued at $2 billion per year. MEK is a solvent used in coatings and paint, also known as butanone. MEK also acts as a processing tool for synthetic rubber
and polyester resin products.
Because it is expected to be cost-advantaged against traditional manufacturing techniques for MEK, with a ...
Solutia to Present at Deutsche Bank Small and Mid Cap Conference
... and fibers sold under brands such as Vydyne(R)
and Wear-Dated(R); and technical specialties including the Flexsys(R) family
of chemicals for the rubber
industry, Skydrol(R) aviation hydraulic fluid and
Therminol(R) heat transfer fluid. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in
each of their market ...
Managing Risk Through Quality: Ansell Healthcare's Innovative Gammex(R) Glove Range on Display at Arab Health 2009
... in the latex formulation itself. According to
us, quality powder-free latex gloves are an irreversible trend for the
Because Natural rubber
Latex (NRL) remains the recommended choice for
barrier protection, Ansell Healthcare has been an early champion of
powder-free latex gloves. On the ...
Bio-Tec Environmental Introduces Their New Plastic Additive Showing 45% Biodegradation of Plastics in Just 14 Days
... of more than 550° F," said John Lake CEO/President "Such high performance attributes allow for possible use in resins like ABS, nylons, rubber
and numerous other demands."
Bio-Tec Environmental's R&D team expects to launch a liquid form of the formulation in the second quarter ...
Protein-printing technique gives snapshots of immune system defense
... could make the ink.
To test the idea, Love, visiting scientist Craig Story and their colleagues put living mouse B cells into a microengraved rubber
device like the tiniest and densest of ice cube trays. There, 20,000 cells, separated into individual compartments, churned out their unique brands ...
Researchers show how to 'stamp' nanodevices with rubber molds
... have applications in computer memory and photonics and have unique properties in electronic circuits.
The next step is to press down a silicone rubber
mold onto a thin layer of the solution on a silicon substrate. Microscopic holes and channels in the underside of the mold effectively "stamp" the ...
2008 National Ergonomics Conference Schedule Announced, Features Four New Tracks of Programming and Focus on Corporate Sustainability and Productivity; Most Product Debuts in Expo's 14-Year History
... the ergonomics industry as a whole. Other industry leaders sharing
their secrets to ergonomics success will hail from Boeing, Ford, Goodyear
Tire and rubber
Co., JetBlue, Liberty Mutual, Marsh, Mayo Health Systems,
MHIA, Pacific Gas & Electric, Raytheon, Travelers Insurance, and many
others. Topics ...
Oil palm plantations are no substitute for tropical rainforests, a new study shows
... average, fewer than one-sixth of the species recorded in primary forest were found in oil palm. Degraded forest, and even alternative crops such as rubber
and cocoa, supported higher numbers of species than oil palm plantations."
Even this estimate is likely to be optimistic, because forest habitats ...
Spectrum Blue Steel's fresh foreign investment at 18 Billion and the Biosphere process spark attention on a global scale
... System, every Biosphere facility that disposes tires can produce extremely high-quality carbon black. Carbon black is important filler in the rubber
industry and next to titanium dioxide; it is the most important pigment in printing inks, toners, single-ply roofing, paints, and plastics.
CDC Immunization Advisory Committee Recommends Two New Pediatric Vaccines from GlaxoSmithKline
... events have occurred in temporal relation to receipt of a
pertussis-containing vaccine. The needleless, prefilled syringes contain
dry natural latex rubber
and may cause allergic reactions. For children at
higher risk for seizures, an antipyretic may be administered at the time of
Bluestar Silicones Debuts New Soft Elastomers at Medical Device & Manufacturing East Expo
Healthcare Market Manager.
Bluestar Silicones offers a complete range of Silbione(R) silicone
technologies including LSR, high consistency rubber
(HCR), gels, RTVs and
specialty fluids that are formulated specifically for healthcare
applications such as device fabrication, wound and scar care, ...
Solving the Z ring's mysteries may lead to new antibiotics
... of basic bacterial processes. When these single-celled microbes want to multiply, a structure called the Z ring forms, then begins to tighten like a rubber
band around each bacteriums midsection. The Z ring helps to pinch the rod-shaped body into two microbial sausages that finally split apart to form ...
Foldable and stretchable, silicon circuits conform to many shapes
... away, and the plastic coating and integrated circuit are bonded to a piece of prestrained silicone rubber. Lastly, the strain is relieved, and as the rubber
springs back to its initial shape, it applies compressive stresses to the circuit sheet. Those stresses spontaneously lead to a complex pattern of ...
Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids
... authors of the paper.
"The materials on which we reported in Science were designed to change from a hard plastic -- think of a CD case -- to a soft rubber
when brought in contact with water," adds Rowan, who has been Weder's partner on the project for almost six years.
"Our new materials were tailored ...
Novel gate dielectric materials: perfection is not enough
... and the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCL says: This creates an energy well which traps the charge, just like a deformation of a thin rubber
film traps a billiard ball.
The resulting prediction is that at low temperatures electrons and holes in these materials can move by hopping ...
Using catalysts to stamp nanopatterns without ink
... generate microscopic patterns with light. Those patterns are then transferred to a surface by employing various biomolecules as inks, rather like a rubber
Microcontact printing was first reported by Ralph Nuzzo and Dave Allara at Pennsylvania State University, and developed extensively in the ...
Fundamentals of Fermentation: Techniques For Benchtop Fermentors
... be replaced for the run, then remove it and
bulb of the sampler prior to rinsing. The ... is present and in good condition. The rubber
stoppers must be checked to
ensure that they ... also be checked to ensure that the
stoppers in it were not displaced. Note the time ...
Analysis of Blood Serum on the Liberty Series II ICP-AES with the axially-viewed plasma
... removing the screw cap and carefully lifting the rubber
stopper without removing it completely. Air was ... Long term contact between the liquid and the rubber
stopper should be avoided, particularly for the ... or aluminium, to prevent contamination from the rubber
Three solutions with dilution ...
Determination of N-nitrosamines in Baby Bottle Rubber Teats by Liquid Chromatography-Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry
... in baby bottle teats using APCI-MS. Six rubber
nipple formulations were analyzed. Two ... of a synthetic polypropylene. The natural rubber
formulations were found to have a significantly ... N-nitrosamines that have been reportedly found in rubber
baby bottle teats. They are: ...
Chipping Away at Drug Development
... That is, until he gets to the better drugs, faster part of the speech. Thats where the rubber
of all the science behind the Madison-based companys products is likely to hit the road, especially as the largest generation of Americans nears the ...
Academic R&D helps bring federal bucks back to Wisconsin
... a substantial sector in its own right. For example, paper manufacturing directly employs 39,100 people in Wisconsin, printing 34,700, plastics and rubber
products 34,600, and construction of buildings 31,600.
Those kind of job figures merit attention from state policymakers, who have it within their ...
Building sustainable cities
... their historic buildings, and weave their community's history into their destiny. Akron's emerging polymer industry, for example is a nod to its rubber
city past. And Charlotte's history as a trading crossroads perfectly positions it as a 21st century banking burb.
More reader response from Diane ...
Academic R&D pays for itself in jobs and economic growth
... represent a significant sector in its own right. For example, paper manufacturing employs 39,100 people in Wisconsin, printing 34,700, plastics and rubber
products 34,600, and construction of buildings 31,600.
State government's investment in academic R&D attracts federal aid -- an area where ...
Engineers help turn science into interactive exhibits
... and eliminate excess energy in high-end stereo speakers and are useful as liquid O-rings in situations where the friction generated by standard rubber
rings is an issue.
Explorers also can interact with life-sized traffic lights to compare incandescent bulbs to light-emitting diodes to learn how ...
UWM receives state funding for plastics research
... and recycled newspapers and magazines for the creation of new plastic materials.
Businesses that are involved in the study include Molded rubber
and Plastic Corp. , Serigraph Inc. , Sonoco Products Corp ., and The Madison Group .
The complete list of awardees is at the following web ...
Polymer Degradation Mechanisms Encountered in Pyrolysis-GC/MS
... applied to unknown polymers.
Whether the sample represents evidence in a forensic lab, quality-control materials in the paint, adhesives, rubber
or polymer industries or an unknown material for product comparison, the original polymeric structure is revealed in the compounds present in the ...
Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing
... 104 (4), 358365 (1994).
17. Mkinen-Kiljunen, S., Detection and characterization of allergens
derived from cows milk and natural rubber
latex, Thesis, Faculty
of Medicine of the University of Helsinki, 69 (1996).
18. Duchen, K., Einarsson, R., Grodzinsky, E., ...