Several years ago, we discussed some of the many options available when replacing a bathtub or

Several years ago, we discussed some of the many options available when replacing a bathtub or a tub/shower combo. But what we didn’t look at, back then, were the many different material choices you have, and since that time I’ve gotten several questions from homeowners looking to change out their bathtub, all with a similar dilemma — “I’m not sure what material it should be constructed of.” To begin with, you might be surprised to find that you have more options than you would have thought. Which one you ultimately choose is going to come down to a combination of looks, comfort, ease of maintenance, and, of course, cost. Let’s start with some of the more common options: Also known as FRP, or fiberglass-reinforced plastic, this is typically going to be the least expensive bathtub material. A fiberglass bathtub is made by forming layers of fiberglass into the desired shape, then coating it with Gelcoat resin. The advantages are low cost, light weight, ease of installation, and a finish that can be repaired. On the negative side, fiberglass tubs are thin; they flex and don’t have a stable feel; they’re not very durable; and the finish is prone to fading, scratching and cracking. P...

(2019 – 2024) Hazardous Location Connectors Market – CAGR GROWTH, TRENDS, ANALYSIS AND FORECAST

Hazardous Location Connectors Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period of (2019 – 2024). And report provides complete market overview, list of top manufactures, scope of the report, key market trends of Hazardous Location Connectors market and main aspect about report- why should you buy this research report? so don’t miss it. The global hazardous location connectors market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period 2019 – 2024. Fiber optic connector is in trend where the use of fibre optic communications are becoming more prevalent to set to improve both safety and productivity. It offers an alternative to hard-wiring methods, allowing users to safely make and break fibre optic cables by providing wide operating temperature ranges including subzero operation in the field with minimal downtime during hazardous time. – Rising industrial safety measures is driving the market, as the tools and equipment used in manufacturing can produce heat and flame, increasing the risk for fires, especially in Class I location, by which connectors play an important role to prevent these types of explosions.– Increasing applications in the ind...

All 2,493 items targeted by China’s tariffs in US trade war — Quartz

China’s latest tariff retaliation, announced today, will hit some $60 billion in US exports, including hundreds of agricultural, mining, and manufactured products, threatening jobs and profits at companies around the United States.  Before the trade war starts in earnest, China bought about 17% of US agricultural exports and was a major market for other goods, from Maine lobster to Boeing aircraft. It has been the largest market for Apple iPhones since 2016. Since the escalation of tariffs, though, China has stopped buying soybeans and lobsters, and Apple warned it would miss its expected Christmas holiday sales figures because of trade tensions. In addition to the 25% tariffs below, Beijing also added 20% tariffs on 1,078 US products, 10% tariffs on 974 US products, and 5% tariffs on 595 US products (all links in Chinese). The list was translated from China’s ministry of finance press release using Google translate, and may be inexact in spots. Quartz also rearranged some items on the list to group them into categories, and they may not be in the order of their “harmonized tariff schedule” codes.  Slate Tile, Stone Carving, Random Paving, Stone Veneers – ConfidenceStone,...

Global Garbage Bag Market Global Insights 2019- 2025 by Players: Novolasta, Extrapack, DAGOPLAST, Terdex, Internantional Plastics

All-inclusive Garbage Bag Market is a recently Published Research Report that covers every aspect of Global Garbage Bag 2019 along with in-detailed analysis of growth elements, trends, size, demand and distribution. This report also evaluates the past and current Garbage Bag values to predict future market directions between the forecast period 2019 to 2025. This Research Report segments the Garbage Bag industry according to Type, Application and Regions. Garbage Bag Competitive Analysis: The existence of large, small and local vendors in the market creates high competition. Following are the Leading Manufacturers – Novolasta, Extrapack, DAGOPLAST, Terdex, Internantional Plastics, MirPack, Pack-It, Achaika, Plasta, Primax The changing consumer patterns in terms of Market Competitions, due to the influence of western culture have also fueled the demand for Garbage Bag market. New product development, high investment in R&D and growing demand in the developing world are growth opportunities for the Agriculture, Chemical Industry, Textile Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Other industries. Garbage Bag Market report presents a Primary overview of the Garbage Bag Market with rec...

Global Polypropylene (PP) Nonwoven Fabric Markets, 2017-2019 & 2026: Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Opportunities, and Recommendations

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “Polypropylene (PP) Nonwoven Fabric – Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Global Polypropylene (PP) Nonwoven Fabric market accounted for $31.17 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $60.26 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period. Increasing awareness towards the adoption of hygiene products such as baby diapers and adult incontinence products, high product penetration in geotextiles owing to its properties, such as high tear and puncture resistance, temperature fluctuation tolerance, and durability are some of the factors fuelling the market growth. However, volatility in the cost of raw materials, such as naphtha, petroleum, and propylene is restraining the market growth. Moreover, increasing product demand in end-use industries including hygiene, medical, automotive, agriculture, and furniture & bedding construction sheets is providing lucrative opportunities for market growth. Non-woven polypropylene is a great fabric to print on. With 100% print coverage and a high-quality design, a Non-woven polypropylene b...

Lumiford 2.1 Subwoofer Dock: Good performance for the price

A speaker dock or a docking station refers to any system with the capacity to accommodate an electronic device while playing music as well as charging its battery simultaneously. Normally you’ll find such devices on the side tables of high-end hotels, especially in the US. Closer home, we seem to have embraced ultra-portable, wireless speakers that are hugely popular. Lumiford is trying to popularise the docking culture with its 2.1 Subwoofer Dock, a Hi-Fi stereo Bluetooth speaker that retails for Rs 8,999 and is adept at emitting good quality music. We take a look at its finer details. At first look, the Lumiford 2.1 Subwoofer Dock comes across as a well-constructed piece of audio equipment that is neatly designed with its impressive fabric and wood cover. It has small wooden legs that give the unit some amount of height. Look closer and you will find that the unit is in two parts: the top of the speaker is a detachable mobile speaker and the rest is a 2.1 subwoofer dock.Switched on, the Lumiford 2.1 Subwoofer Dock instantly pairs with all Bluetooth-enabled devices (2.1 and higher version); these include cellphones, tablets and laptops. The portable speaker is engineered with a...