News - 12 Jun 2013
Dow Corning Corporation is proud to present two liquid intermediates that allow for low-VOC formulating and can provide improved weatherability and heat resistance in coatings for cookware exteriors,...
News - 5 Feb 2008
Eight major companies have reported significant drops in the release of PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and related chemicals, putting industry on target to meet a 95 percent reduction goal in PFOA...
News - 15 Apr 2003
The Environmental Protection Agency launched an investigation into the potential health risks of a chemical known as C8 or perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). PFOA is used in the processing of many...
The aim of this review is to acquaint the readers with the science and technology of fluoroplastics that represent a unique group of plastics used in many dynamic industries, including automotive,...
News - 4 Jun 2020
Many common household items and devices have a coating that improves performance. For example, the thin Teflon coating on cookware helps prevent food from sticking to the surface. However, it's...
News - 17 Mar 2014
World Kitchen, LLC and Corning Incorporated today announced they have entered into a strategic cooperative agreement to explore new technology options in the area of housewares. The agreement provides...
News - 29 Oct 2012
Bacteria’s ability to cling to virtually any surface is a vexing problem in the medical community.
Engineering a surface that can easily slough off these dangerous bugs has, until recently,...
News - 25 Aug 2009
Nanotech consumer products have now crossed the millennial threshold.
Over 1,000 nanotechnology-enabled products have been made available to consumers around the world, according to the Project on...
News - 4 Aug 2011
There is a new way to design computer chips and electronic circuitry for extreme environments: make them out of diamond.
A team of electrical engineers at Vanderbilt University has developed all...
News - 25 Feb 2011
This month marks a milestone in American history that’s known to few but benefits everyone.
Thanks to the birth of the modern aluminum smelting process 125 years ago by Charles Martin Hall,...