The 7613 and 7930 destructible vinyl label materials feature an improved, reliable, fragile-vinyl film that offers broad printing capabilities, including thermal transfer. The materials' vinyl surface reduces adhesive build-up on press rollers. The smooth surface of the facestock material allows for more even ink coverage, consistent printability, and bar-code readability.
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For decades, engineers have worked to combat erosion by developing high-strength alloys, composites, and surface coatings. However, in a new paper, a team at Jilin University in China turned to one of the most deadly animals in the world for inspiration -- the yellow fat-backed scorpion.
Green energy is being billed as a way to make communities that are energy deprived more self-sustaining. So it makes sense to use natural materials to create devices that harvest this type of energy. That’s the idea behind a hybrid wind/solar energy harvester made of bamboo that’s been developed by UVM researchers.
Anyone who’s ever moved files from a hard drive to a computer has sat patiently waiting for the transfer to complete. But what if this process could be done wirelessly, without having to connect devices with cables, and in seconds?
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