A. H. Rice Company: Maker of Silk Thread
- Sustainably produced fibers for industry. // In Business;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p6
Presents updates on the fiber industry in the United States. Advertisement by Crane & Company announcing the availability of their products; Formation of the American Kenaf Society in Beaumont, Texas; Meetings and conferences that included a Dyersburg, Tennessee event on Entrepreneurial...
- Processing ofglass fibres in textile industries. // Colourage;Dec2008, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p66
The article discusses the concept of processing of glass fibers in textile industries. In 1842, silk weaver Louis Schwabe who produced glass filaments by extruding molten glass through small orifices through the use of spinnerets for the modern technique of spinning manmade fibers. Edwar...
- CRANE STATIONERY. // Country Living;Jan2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p59
The article presents information on Crane & Co. Inc. The company has produced personalized stationery, invitations, and fine papers--all of which are made of cotton not wood pulp, at their headquarters in Dalton, Massachusetts. Crane has supplied the paper for U.S. currency since 1879.
- Using Silk Threads for Needlepoint. PENDRAY, SHAY // Piecework;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p36
The article offers step-by-step instructions for creating a needlepoint canvas using various spun silk threads.
- Robert Forman: The Journey of Self and Other. York, Hildreth // Surface Design Journal;Spring2000, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p32
The article offers information on artist Robert Forman who makes textile motifs, and his works of thread. It mentions that Forman received the B.F.A. degree from Cooper Union, New York City, and his achievements include a Fulbright Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. It mentions...
- The Timeless Textiles of Emiko Nakano. Allen-Swarttouw, Heather // Surface Design Journal;Summer2008, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p34
The article highlights the work of textile fiber artist-designer, Emiko Nakano. It relates that Nakano focuses her work on exploring hand weaving for its physicality and tactile qualities, and choosing to work with Japanese materials. It mentions that Nakano's interest in material and...
- Steady diet. // Waste News;12/14/98, Vol. 4 Issue 31, p1
Presents a graph related to recovered fiber's projected share of total United States industry fiber use.
- Spiders Are Special. // Science Spin - Early Primary;Oct2003, p1
Deals with the capability of spiders to spin silk. Body parts of the spider that spin silk thread.
- Spinning a yarn for miniature electronics. Zandonella, Catherine // New Scientist;05/05/2001, Vol. 170 Issue 2289, p20
Reports on the coating of thinned silk threads with conducting metal, which create stronger nanowires than normal. Information on the experiment performed by Michael Stuke and Markus Koch at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Gottingen on spider silk threads.