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Not in My House

Posted on October 20th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

The DuPont family brought gunpowder manufacturing to the United States in 1802. DuPont later became one of history’s most prolific chemical manufacturing companies. Continue reading “Not in My House” »

Is today’s non-stick cookware safe?

Posted on February 10th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Nonstick coatings have been used on cookware for over 50 years. It’s amazing that its safety continues to be debated. Continue reading “Is today’s non-stick cookware safe?” »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: A fiery phone story with a good ending!

Posted on February 6th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

There are few people left in the world who have not heard of the saga of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.  The device debuted to raving reviews in August 2016, but was recalled and its manufacturing ceased on October 10, 2016. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 7: A fiery phone story with a good ending!” »

The Future of Materials

Posted on August 19th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

Recently Google was issued a patent for an adhesive applied to the hood of a car (U.S. Patent No. 9,340,178, 2016).  The adhesive’s purpose is to catch a person who has been struck by a car, keeping them from bouncing off the hood and getting run over. Continue reading “The Future of Materials” »

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