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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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At present, scientists are searching for investor who could ensure the improving of artificial stone technology process.
Jeon et al recycled acrylic artificial stone by thermally decomposing the polymeric methacrylic binder in an oxygen-free atmosphere to generate a reactive gas, which is converted to usable monomer.
It offers clients and installers peace of mind by ensuring that correctly installed natural or artificial stone finishes will not show signs of curling or discoloration.
You have veils with Zari work, embroidery, artificial stone work, and every type of design is available and people like it," said Shabina, a customer.
The 46-year-old leapt out of bed and saw the huge inferno that engulfed Newbiggin Artificial Stone Company, in Newbigginby-the-Sea, Northumberland.
Among the processes to be featured will be the production of artificial stone surfaces and panels for use in kitchens and bathrooms.
This definition of dimension stone covers rough blocks and finished material, but excludes crushed or powdered stone consumed as an aggregate or reconstructed to form artificial stone Allison (1984) and Niini (1986).
Artificial stone veneer has been around since the 1960s, but it's never looked so good.
Her fieldwork demonstrates that small artificial stone islets were used as early as the Mesolithic, while larger artificial islets (with and without palisades) were being built in Ireland at least as early as the Late Bronze Age, through the Iron Age and into the early medieval period.
During the 19th century, mechanization made it feasible to produce artificial stone (precursor to concrete) in mass quantities for the first time, bringing garden ornaments within the price range of the middle class.
Now the federal government is using $270,000 from a settlement with one tanker owner to build artificial stone reefs where lobsters can hide.