Essays Tagged: "Fiberglass"

Surfing

to make the boardssmooth. Today's surfboards are manufactured in a factory using light balsawood or fiberglass and polyurethane. An added benefit of using thesematerials is a great reduction in the we ...

(1 pages) 81 2 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Instrumental History Of the Drums

ecial sound from the size and shape and diameter of its bowl. Thisbowl is usually made of copper or fiberglass.Another primary drum is the snare drum. It was developed drom double-skinneddrum of medie ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Insulation: types of insulation products availiable and also gives pros and cons in terms of the environment for each type.

all. They are also placed between the rafters of your ceiling or floor. Batts are usually made with fiberglass (made from sand and recycled glass) or rock wool (made from basaltic rock and recycled ma ... om steel). Rolls, also called blankets, are used in the attic floors. Rolls are most common type of fiberglass insulation. Batts and rolls have an R-value of approximately 3.2 per inch and cost betwee ...

(5 pages) 39 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A Salty High: A descriptive essay about the stoke that surfboarding brings to an individual.

brightened with the rising sun; waiting for the most unique peeler to form my way. Sitting on my 6'2fiberglass surfboard, i was in awe at the beautiful lively nature that surrounded me. The ocean bree ...

(1 pages) 51 1 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Snowboarding History Snowboarding is the world's fastest grow...

arted production of some boards. In 1979 Tom Sims and Chuck Barfoot created the first board made of fiberglass. At the end of the seventies and the beginning of the eighties, the snowboard began to ap ... 80 and 1981 the three main snowboard companies, Burton, Sims, and John Winterstick began to produce fiberglass boards with polietilene (P-tex) bases, as well as metal edges. The same year the Struck B ...

(7 pages) 44 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Eero Aarnio the globe chair

arnio (1932-) was at the forefront of the trend. His premier examples were the playful shape of his fiberglass "Pallo" (Globe) chair and his "Pastille" chair, an indoor/outdoor, Pop take on the rockin ...

(2 pages) 24 0 2.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Doppler Radar WSR88

National Weather Service, Air Force, Navy, and support contractors.The Radar is made out of a large fiberglass dome that houses the antenna and protects it from the elements. The data that is received ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.9 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Negotiating in Army Aviation

on capacity, which is what we use for our Chinook helicopters. The style of bucket we use is a hard fiberglass, bottom opening water bucket. Because of the type of bucket we use we try not to use them ... et dragged through the trees and or get set on the ground too hard and this will crack or break the fiberglass bucket. All though, we do need to train with the buckets to maintain proficiencyThe we ...

(2 pages) 320 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Glass Technology

changes. (Bell, V & Rand, P2006, page 14).Glass characteristic was describing in this paragraph.FiberglassFiberglass or glass fiber is material made from extremely fine fibers of glass. It is used ... ts; the resulting composite material, properly known as fiber-reinforced polymers (FRP), is called "fiberglass" in popular usage. Glassmakers throughout history have experimented with glass fibers, bu ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.6 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Ins and outs of surfing

re made in the 1950's, this time the boards where made of balsa wood and then covered in a layer of fiberglass, these boards reached a length of about 9-10 feet long.In the 1960's the long board was i ... et long.In the 1960's the long board was introduced and was made of Styrofoam and again, covered in fiberglass. In the 70's the short board took over, which had a similar design to the long boards but ...

(4 pages) 743 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Surfing has been around for ma

1950¡¦s, this time the boards where made of balsa wood and then covered in a layer of fiberglass, these boards reached a length of about 9-10 feet long.In the 1960¡¦s the lo ... 1960¡¦s the long board was introduced and was made of Styrofoam and again, covered in fiberglass. In the 70¡¦s the short board took over, which had a similar design to the l ...

(4 pages) 684 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Shooting a rifle

our rifle is straightforward and simple. There is the stock, which is usually made out of wood, but fiberglass is now becoming more popular. The stock is what your shoulder supports when aiming and fi ...

(2 pages) 394 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Dealing with Alcoholism         My Uncle Jim is a thirty-five year

way 611 in his 1969 Chevy Corvette. This was not the best night to drive a car that was made of all fiberglass and is rear wheel drive. The roads had "black ice" on them. He went around a turn going t ...

(2 pages) 1089 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Treating Glass Waste

org.uk/resources/InformationSheets/Glass.htmRecovery and Recycling of Glass-Manufacturing Waste and Fiberglass Scraphttp://www.es.anl.gov/Energy_systems/Process_Engineering/Technologies/Documents/8-Gl ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science