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Polycarbonate device housing tested by Exponent failed in 3-4 months

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 | Permalink

Increasing use of polycarbonates in handheld electronic devices is creating a new problem in hospital environments-environmental stress cracking caused by repeated use of disinfectants. “While these materials are generally tough, certain chemical environments can contribute to catastrophic brittle failure at relatively low stress levels,” according to a research paper presented at ANTEC in Cincinnati last month by Exponent , a failure analysis consulting firm based in Menlo Park, CA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  ANTEC polycarbonate read more

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Low cost pitch-based carbon fiber debuts

Monday, March 11th, 2013 | Permalink

The high price of pitch-based carbon fiber normally restricts its use to limited applications such as heat dissipation materials for electronic devices installed in satellites. Now, a Japanese company is targeting wider adoption of such fibers with a new material that costs around half as much to manufacture Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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TrapWire: U.S. cities under total surveillance? (video & update)

Monday, August 13th, 2012 | Permalink

The Anonymous press release reads: “A giant AI electronic brain able to monitor us through a combination of access to all the CCTV cameras as well as all the online social media feeds is monstrous and Orwellian in its implications and … Besides Abraxas overseeing what is perhaps the most secret and advanced surveillance system in the world, there are other entities connected to the company, who have a monopoly in the U.S. mass-transit system, that have …

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