If You Think This Is a Photo Of A Grandmother And Her Grandson, Look Twice
No, it’s not what it seems. Grandma is not breathing, and the child in her arms is not a being of flesh and blood. These are hyper-realistic sculptures, recreated with meticulous detail to the point w...
Woman Mistakes Super Glue For Eye Drops And Ends Up With Stuck Eyelid
A Florida woman said she mistakenly glued her eye shut with super glue, but her doctor was later able to pry it open. Katherine Gaydos told ABC News affiliate WPBF-TV that she accidentally glued her e...
Amazing Polymorph Plastic Easy to Mould Thermoplastic Endless Uses
A low melting point version of Polymorph, specially designed to be the easiest mouldable thermoplastic on the market.
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Artificial turf
Artificial turf is a surface of synthetic fibres made to look like natural grass. It is most often used in arenas for sports that were originally or are normally played on grass. However, it is now be...
Elastomer
An elastomer is a polymer with viscoelasticity (having both viscosity and elasticity) and very weak inter-molecular forces, generally having low Young's modulus and high failure strain compared with ...
Plastic
Plastic is a material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organics that are malleable and can be molded into solid objects of diverse shapes. Plastics are typically organi...
Synthetic fiber
Synthetic fibers or fibers are the result of extensive research by scientists to improve on naturally occurring animal and plant fibers. In general, synthetic fibers are created by forcing, usually th...
Synthetic resin
Synthetic resins are materials with a property of interest that is similar to natural plant resins: they are viscous liquids that are capable of hardening permanently. Otherwise, chemically they are v...
If You Think This Is a Photo Of A Grandmother And Her Grandson, Look Twice
No, it’s not what it seems. Grandma is not breathing, and the child in her arms is not a being of flesh and blood. These are hyper-realistic sculptures, recreated with meticulous detail to the point w...
Woman Mistakes Super Glue For Eye Drops And Ends Up With Stuck Eyelid
A Florida woman said she mistakenly glued her eye shut with super glue, but her doctor was later able to pry it open. Katherine Gaydos told ABC News affiliate WPBF-TV that she accidentally glued her e...
Teslin (material)
Teslin is a waterproof synthetic printing medium manufactured by PPG Industries. Teslin is a single-layer, uncoated film, and extremely strong. Its official website states that it is recyclable and n...
Naugahyde
Naugahyde is an American brand of artificial leather (or "pleather" from plastic leather). Naugahyde is a composite of a knit fabric backing and expanded polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic coating. It w...
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How to Brew Kombucha: A Beginner's Guide. This simple guide details how to brew Kombucha the safe and easy way at home.
Tyvek
Tyvek /taɪˈvɛk/ is a brand of flashspun high-density polyethylene fibers, a synthetic material; the name is a registered trademark of DuPont. It is often seen used as housewrap, a synthetic material u...
Tolex
Tolex is the trade name of a flexible, water-proof, vinyl material used to cover upholstery In Henney-Packard Hearses & Ambulances of the 50's and Fender amplifiers, Coffin Case guitar cases and g...
Phenol formaldehyde resin
Phenol formaldehyde resins (PF) are synthetic polymers obtained by the reaction of phenol or substituted phenol with formaldehyde. Phenolic resins have been mainly used in the production of circuit bo...
Synthonia
Synthonia is short for Synthetic Ammonia, a product produced by chemical company I.C.I.. ICI produced this product at one of its many plants in Billingham in the 20th century. Many local facilities ...
Silicone rubber
Silicone rubber is an elastomer (rubber-like material) composed of silicone—itself a polymer—containing silicon together with carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Silicone rubbers are widely used...
Ebonite
Ebonite was a brand name for very hard rubber first obtained by Charles Goodyear by vulcanizing rubber for prolonged periods. Besides natural rubber Ebonite contains about 25% to 80% sulfur and linsee...
Azlon
Azlon is a synthetic textile fiber composed of protein material derived from natural sources. For example, soy, peanut, milk and corn. Currently it is used in clothing.
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Art silk
Artificial silk or (as the term is used in the textile industry) art silk is any synthetic fiber which resembles silk, but typically costs less to produce. Frequently, "artificial silk" is just a syno...
RTV silicone
RTV Silicone (room temperature vulcanization silicone) is a type of silicone rubber made from a two-component system (base plus curative; A+B) available in a hardness range of very soft to medium - us...
Flexible tanks
Flexible tanks are a kind of storage equipment for liquids such as water or oil. Compared to steel tanks, flexible tanks have many advantages, including lighter weight and being rustproof, foldable, a...
Metallic fiber
Metallic fibers are manufactured fibers composed of metal, plastic-coated metal, metal-coated plastic, or a core completely covered by metal. Gold and silver have been used since ancient times as yarn...
EPDM rubber
EPDM rubber (ethylene propylene diene monomer (M-class) rubber), a type of synthetic rubber, is an elastomer characterized by a wide range of applications. The M refers to its classification in ASTM ...
Borazon
Borazon is a brand name of a cubic form of boron nitride (cBN). Its color ranges from black to brown and gold, depending on the chemical bond. It is one of the hardest known materials, along with vari...