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2012-03-08 05:02:35

Previous seal studies relied heavily on 'intuition and costly experiments' An Akron researcher is designing computer prediction models to test potential new docking seals that will better preserve breathable cabin air for astronauts living aboard the International Space Station and other NASA spacecraft. Garafolo recently analyzed a two-piece elastic silicone — or elastomer — seal, using the IBM 1350 Glenn computer cluster at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). His model...

2012-02-12 08:00:00

Champion Air-Lok is formulated to quickly repair flat tires with little, or no, mess and/or prevent flat tires from rim and bead leaks, tube pinches, or other slow leaks and small punctures. Clinton, MO (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 Champion Air-Lok can dramatically improve driving safety by preventing tire blowouts under normal driving conditions and tire wear. Available in 12 oz. aerosol cans with either nozzle or hose accessories or 1 gallon and 5 gallon containers. About the company:...

2012-01-30 13:27:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Testing ways that new technology can make natural gas pipelines safer, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Picarro today demonstrated a car-mounted gas leak detection device that is much more sensitive than traditional instruments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120130/SF44097-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120130/SF44097-b) "The Picarro device is a powerful tool we are studying, and we...

2012-01-23 12:00:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- STAR® ZoneScan, a unique, automated system from Aclara® that can pinpoint underground leaks on water mains to within a few feet, is now commercially available for widespread distribution. Aclara is a leading provider of Intelligent Infrastructure and part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100921/CG68648LOGO) The system combines the strengths of...

2012-01-18 14:56:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Angie's List Super Service Award reflects I Find Leak's consistent high level of customer service. This award is coveted by contractors and only awarded to companies who take customer service and quality very seriously. I Find Leaks LLC has been awarded the prestigious Angie's List Super Service Award for 2010 and just recently, 2011. This is an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on...

2011-12-14 13:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the winter season here, natural gas usage for heating has increased throughout the region. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) urges customers to be aware of potential natural gas leaks. Leaks in natural gas pipelines can be caused by third-party contractors, hidden corrosion or natural disasters, and can be flammable. SoCalGas offers these safety tips: If natural gas appliances are used in the home or business, it is an...

2011-11-24 19:00:00

Packaging machinery manufacturer, Sepha Ltd, has reported record sales of its recently extended range of non-destructive leak testing equipment for the world's pharmaceutical packaging industry. With demand up across all major markets, the company says the increase will fund future R&D and enable it to bring forward future innovations aimed at reducing costs and driving quality for pharmaceutical manufacturers and contract packers. Belfast (PRWEB) November 24, 2011 Sepha exports from...

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2011-08-17 05:25:00

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday that it was working to contain what it called a "second pathway" of leakage discovered in the flow line beneath the Gannet Alpha oil platform in the North Sea, about 113 miles east of Aberdeen, Scotland. The company had been dealing with the release of an estimated 1,300 barrels "“ or about 218 tons -- of oil from an initial leak discovered last week near the platform.  Although that leak was stopped last Thursday, a smaller flow from the same...

2011-06-20 01:00:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To showcase its extensive engineering and advanced technology expertise, Simrit will demonstrate its portfolio of aerospace engine sealing solutions during the 49th International Paris Air Show held in Le Bourget, France from June 20 to 26. The product line - consisting of brush, segmented, compact mechanical and ACTISEAL® seals - was specially developed to meet the precise needs of several aerospace applications,...

2011-06-13 10:37:00

ELGIN, Ill., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer and testing data has proven that Simrit's E454 EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber) O-ring sealing systems outperform competitive O-rings in critical commercial aircraft hydraulic systems. Manufactured to the highest possible quality and extensively tested, the phosphate ester fluid hydraulic sealing systems are expected to perform flawlessly for years in primary and secondary flight controls, and braking systems of commercial aircrafts....