This material is available in a variety of cover materials, which are bonded to the back of timing belts. The cellular rubber materials come in 6-, 10- and 12-mm thicknesses, and can endure temperatures of -40 to 158F, or -40 to 70C. It resists abrasions, cuts and tears, has a high coefficient of friction and very high elasticity. It also has high sound-absorbing and shock- and noise-dampening ability.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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