Black phosphorus, a physical of phosphorus, is a two-dimensional material similar to graphene. Its semiconducting bandgap spans a wide region of the electromagnetic spectrum making it more appealing as a printer ink for many optoelectronic and photonic applications.
Distinguish between preventive and responsive maintenance. Preventive maintenance includes calibrating instruments and testing incoming raw materials. Responsive maintenance fixes what’s broken, of course, but should also include written records of such actions.
Meredith-Springfield (Ludlow, MA) blowmolds PET products for a variety of industries including bottles for household chemicals, food and spices and medical packaging and provides extrusion services for lawn and garden products.
Medical device manufacturer Becton Dickinson (BD; Franklin Lakes, NJ) has agreed to divest two of its product lines and related assets to Merit Medical (South Jordan, UT) contingent on the closing of BD’s proposed $24-billion acquisition of CR Bard Inc.