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2014-02-24 23:21:40

Uniweld Cap’n Hook tips for brazing now offer more flames that evenly provide 100 percent, wraparound heat distribution. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Cap'n Hook® tips are part of Uniweld's line up of Hot Tips for brazing & heating. The patented Uniweld Cap'n Hook® tips offer concentrated heat (up to 5600 ºF). The 40º flame angle flows onto copper tubing and away from sensitive areas, thus minimizing the chances of burning adjacent...

2014-01-01 08:20:03

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Propane is one of the safest forms of energy for your home or business. According to John McCormack, Superior Propane's National Technical Specialist, "In extremely cold conditions, especially nearing -40 C, there may not be enough vapour pressure in your tank to keep your appliance working properly. Some people believe the propane in their tank has "gelled", but what is really happening is that the liquid propane isn't boiling as vigorously...

2013-12-12 23:31:54

Earth's Flame, the Hybrid Clean Burn System for wood burning fireplaces, replaces cast iron grates and increases radiant heat up to 115% while reducing fireplace emissions by 78%. It ensures continued heat even during power outages. Corona, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Earth's Flame is passionate about wood burning fireplaces. Based in Corona, California, Earth's Flame is the sister company of Canterbury Enterprises, founded in 1954 by Joe Leighton. During cold weather,...

2013-11-27 10:00:35

Plasma-assisted combustion could help make jets fly higher, faster and longer, according to work presented at APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting Mix together air, fuel, and heat and you get combustion, the chemical reaction that powers most engines in planes, trains and automobiles. And if you throw in some ionized gas (plasma), it turns out, you can sustain combustion even in conditions that would otherwise snuff out the reaction: at low air pressure, in high winds or when there's low...

NASA And Others Build On Past Microgravity Fire Research
2013-11-27 08:36:24

NASA Researchers build on the work of those who have gone before. New experiments intersect with published research; current investigations expand the scope of earlier work; new tests verify and challenge old results. And so it goes with all research, including microgravity flame studies. NASA engineers, academic researchers and scientists of all stripes have built on past experiments and findings to understand the fundamentals of combustion, fire sensing and fire suppression both on...

2013-10-29 12:22:28

Upgrades completed in commemoration of 50th anniversary of the president's legacy ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- All eyes were on the iconic Eternal Flame today as it returned to its permanent location at Arlington National Cemetery following a recent upgrade that included new monitoring and ignition controls by Fenwal Controls. Fenwal, the designer of the Eternal Flame's ignition system since its installation at the permanent gravesite of President John F. Kennedy in...

2013-09-12 08:24:30

SEATTLE, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, announced today that Chief Technology Officer Joe Colannino has been invited to present a technical paper at the American Flame Research Committee's 2013 Industrial Combustion Symposium, September 22 - 25, 2013 at the Sheraton Kauai, Hawaii. "We are very gratified to once again be...

2013-08-16 20:20:18

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation is poised to begin a 15-day comment period on final recommended changes in fire safety regulations that would, among other changes, eliminate the state's open flame test for upholstered furniture. In anticipation of these developments on T.B. 117, the following statement can be attributed to Steve Risotto...

2013-08-02 23:04:13

Wake Flame is the new name for the underwater lights from Rigid Industries. The Wake Flame SL is the new introduction to these line of lights, and looks to have just as large of an impact as the Wake Flame SXL Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Rigid Industries, the leader in forward projecting LED lighting technology, introduces the new Wake Flame SL to the marine grade line of lights. More importantly, this new marine LED light has given birth to the Rigid Industries Wake Flame series...

Space Fire Makes Spherical Cool Flames
2013-06-18 15:59:49

[ Watch the video "Strange Flames On The International Space Station" ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) analyzed the behavior of flames in space, including how and why they form little "spheres." Thousands of chemical reactions take place simultaneously within a flame. Hydrocrabon molecules from the wick are vaporized and cracked apart by heat, and they combine with oxygen to produce light, heat, carbon...


Latest Flame Reference Libraries

Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturate
2013-07-18 10:48:37

The flame skimmer (Libellula saturate), also known as the firecracker skimmer, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in western areas of North America. It prefers to reside in warm areas near hot springs, ponds, and streams, but it can be seen backyards and public gardens. This species varies in size, but typically reaches a body length between two and three inches. Males are completely dark orange or red in color, the trait from which the species received its common name, while females...

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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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