Methyl soyate is a biobased solvent made from soybean oil. It is an excellent replacement for petrochemical solvents. Methyl soyate is a golden-clear fluid with mild butter-like odor. It is also known as methyl esters of soybean oil, palm methyl ester, SME, and soybean oil methyl ester. It offers numerous advantages over traditional solvents. Methyl soyate is manufactured by the transesterification of soy oil esters. It is a mixture of
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Glue laminated timber is an innovative construction material. It is manufactured by joining pieces of lumber with moisture-resistant adhesives to create longer lengths. The lumber used for manufacturing glue laminated timber is special grade, which is directly purchased from lumber mills. Glue laminated timber, also known as ‘glulam,’ is flexible from straight beams to complex curve members. It is available in different sizes and colors. It is often known for
Aluminum curtain wall is a modular frame assembly arranged side-by-side and top-to-bottom interlocked relation. It has improved four corner joint construction providing more than adequate weather tightness. Alignment is provided for structurally connecting lower head rails in axially aligned relation. Aluminum curtain wall contains filler strip and lap strip that cooperate with the alignment to seal a gap and space presented between adjacent interlocked head and sill rails, thereby providing
Mushroom materials are produced from agricultural waste and mushroom roots. Mushroom roots contain mycelium, a fungus that converts hydrocarbons into carbohydrate chains. The chains then wrap themselves around anything that gets in the way as tightly as a web. Agricultural waste products such as mixture of rice husks, corn stalks, or any other crop waste are mixed with mycelium in order to provide the fungus a medium of growth. Get
Coatings are applied on glass surfaces to offer special features to glass products. Flat glass is processed with coatings to provide certain qualities and properties, such as self-cleaning, water and dirt retardation, corrosion resistance, energy efficiency, increased durability, to the glass. Glass surface is exposed to vapors, which bind to the glass surface, thereby forming a coating. Coated glass is used in mirrors and other decorative applications. The flat glass