This fire-retardant epoxy fills gaps and bonds well to concrete, wood, glass, fabrics and metals. It is mixed as it is dispensed, with a viscosity of 80,000 cps. It has a working time of 10 minutes, fixes in 20 minutes and cures functionally at 72F in three hours. It has low VOC emissions, is solvent free and its bonds will pass the federal 60-second vertical burn test (14 CFR 25.853/25.885). In cured form, it has a peel strength of 25 pli, resists 10 ft-lbs/in2 impacts, has a dielectric strength of 800 V/mil, and has an adhesive tensile lap shear strength of up to 2,900 psi (as tested on grit-blasted steel at 144F).
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.