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synthetic fiber

[sin′thed·ik ′fī·bər]
(textiles)
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Steering wheels often heat up and synthetic materials usually cause the hands to excrete extra oils that could affect the material in the long run and damage it.
Uribe-Romo and his team of students created a way to trigger a chemical reaction in a synthetic material called metal-organic frameworks (MOF) that breaks down carbon dioxide into harmless organic materials.
"It is the world's lightest synthetic material made by man.
Regulations and companies are taking out the veritable equations from some of the natural products like bovine sutures and moving to synthetic materials. In turn, this creates the new challenge of controlling costs.
LEEDS, UK -- A group of UK researchers are showing the potential of a new synthetic material to replace Pb-based ceramics in electronics devices.
A garnet he ordered turned out to be a synthetic material worth a tiny fraction of the garnet's value.
For instance, all of the playground's "ground," the flat surface onto which a child could fall, is made of a spongy synthetic material. There are roughly 200,000 playground injuries annually, mostly falls, Bush said.
Each tie-down must have a working load limit (WLL) of 5,000 pounds and cannot be made of synthetic material. Crushed cars loaded onto a four-sided trailer would require no tie-downs as long as each side extended to the height of the load.
The floor surface "floats" over a layer of synthetic material, like neoprene pads, with a bottom layer of plywood completing the sandwich.
Crafted from NyTaneon synthetic material, the CZ Gear Bag has a fully adjustable shoulder strap and non-slip shoulder pad with reversible HawkTex material.
* Learn to characterize self-assembled natural and synthetic material.
They are in fact made of a synthetic material called Questra[R], which is completely non-stick because of its unique molecular structure.