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Splattered Bugs Can Be A Real Drag For Aircraft
2013-11-04 13:12:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Splattered bugs on your windshield can be gross to look at and they can even obstruct your view. However, for some, the ordeal can be much more of a problem than just an unsightly nuisance. For pilots, splattered bug guts can be a real drag, quite literally. If an airplane wing accumulates enough splattered bugs, it disrupts the flow of air over the wing and creates more drag on the plane – causing increased fuel consumption....

2013-10-31 23:27:47

The report, “Worldwide Smart Coatings Markets, 2013-2020,” notes that because of their ability to quickly respond to external stimuli or resist extreme environments, smart coatings are finding new applications in several industry sectors including construction, energy, automotive, medical, consumer electronic goods and the military. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Glen Allen, VA: The worldwide smart coatings market will grow from $363 million in 2013 to almost $3.0 billion in 2018, according...

2013-10-29 11:53:55

Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Oregon today announced a scientific advance that has eluded researchers for more than 100 years – a platform to fully study and understand the aqueous chemistry of aluminum, one of the world's most important metals. The findings, reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, should open the door to significant advances in electronics and many other fields, ranging from manufacturing to construction, agriculture...

2013-10-23 23:28:07

According to ACI 212 Chapter 15, Hycrete Both a PRAH and a PRAN Carlstadt, N.J. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Hycrete, Inc., a leader in moisture and corrosion protection technologies for concrete, is proud to be the only North American supplier of admixtures meeting both criteria for permeability-reducing admixtures according to ACI 212 Chapter 15. Hycrete’s admixtures meet the criteria for permeability-reducing admixtures in both hydrostatic (PRAH) and non-hydrostatic conditions (PRAN),...

2013-10-02 10:58:48

If we're to meet a goal set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Fuels Standard to use 36 billion gallons per year of biofuels—mostly ethanol—the nation must expand its infrastructure for transporting and storing ethanol. Currently, ethanol is transported via trucks, trains, and barges. For the large volumes required in the future, transportation by pipeline is considered to be the most efficient method to get it to customers. The integrity and safety of pipelines...


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