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Fiber

A slang term for the euro-U.S. dollar exchange rate.
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As the fiber lands on the plate, it forms a mat that "looks like tissue paper," Rabolt says.
World demand for fiber is increasing--particularly from China--both for old corrugated containers (OCC) and mixed paper.
One such tree-free waste paper is made from 100 percent bagasse fiber, left over from sugar cane production.
The bulk consumed when fiber is eaten provides a full feeling faster.
As Judith Marlett, a fiber researcher at the University of Wisconsin, puts it, "the soluble fiber in oat bran drains cholesterol out of the blood.
This state-of-the-art facility - - the embodiment of the company's Total Quality Policy program - - is devoted to the testing and development of fibers for use in tire-cord and other industrial applications such as in-rubber applications, broad and narrow wovens and cordage.
Another Japanese team has developed a new kind of interferometer for measuring dispersion with high precision, which could help in the development of new materials for ultrafast fiber optics.
Daimler-Chrysler, which patented the combination of abaca and PP, and Manila Cordage in the Philippines, which makes the abaca fiber roving, were co-winners of the JEC award.
With carbon nanotubes contributing just 10 percent of the weight of the fiber, the researchers boosted the fiber's strength by 50 percent and its stiffness by 100 percent.
China's growing appetite for fiber of all types and especially recovered fiber will likely mean tighter and more competitive markets for recovered fiber users in North America as the supply of high-quality recovered fiber becomes more constrained.