Lady Liberty’s renovation was bolstered by fire-rated glass.
October 1, 2013
The Statue of Liberty National Monument reopened to the public featuring two new fire stairwells and an elevator that will allow visitors with reduced mobility (including—for the first time—those in wheelchairs) to look into the statue’s interior structure.
The improved business performance benefits resulting from employee engagement have been documented by many studies. Engaged employees go beyond what is required, find new ways to reduce costs or increase value, and are willing advocates for their companies.
An efficient furnace lining is key to reducing overall maintenance costs and ensuring that facilities run reliably without undue revenue loss due to downtime. These five tips can keep your furnace lining running efficiently.
The clays of the Red River Valley that cause structures to shift and buckle could actually hold the key to building better bones in humans.
September 3, 2013
Whether damaged by injury, disease or age, your body can’t create new bone—but science might be able to. Researchers at North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, are making strides in tissue engineering, designing scaffolds that may lead to ways to regenerate bone.
In the industrial world, brittle materials include the range of cemented tungsten carbide grades, the entire family of advanced ceramics—including silicon carbide, silicon nitride, aluminum oxide, zirconia and zirconia-toughened alumina, boron carbide and others—and polycrystalline diamond.
Our June issue includes features focusing on ceramic medical/dental applications, building-integrated photovoltaics challenges and opportunities, analytical challenges, and the new OSHA silica rule. Check it out today!