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May 1st, 2006

Cabot Nanogel(R) Aerogel Ushers in a New Era

Abstract:
Cabot Aerogel, a business unit of Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT - News), today announced its entry to the oil and gas insulation market with the launch of four new Nanogel® aerogel products that deliver superior insulation performance for oil and gas applications.

Sometimes called "frozen smoke," aerogels are the lightest and best insulating solids in the world. Nanogel, Cabot's branded aerogel is a hydrophobic aerogel produced as particles each of which consists largely of air (approx. 95%) trapped in nano-sized pores that severely inhibit heat transfer through the material.

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