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2014-08-28 08:21:42

- Eases concerns on reliance on uncertain rare earth supplies and supports environmental protection SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Innotek, a leading global components manufacturer, today announced that the company has developed world's first "rare earth free" automotive dual-clutch transmission (DCT) motor. The development of the new DCT motor and associated manufacturing and quality control equipment will lead to its production by LG Innotek early next year....

2014-08-28 08:21:27

Trial program provides visibility into MRO inventory performance; actionable intelligence uncovers hidden waste, potential opportunities for significant cost savings and improved service levels DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oniqua Intelligent MRO, a leading provider of analytics-based MRO technology and services, today announced it is offering a no cost trial of its best-of-breed MRO inventory optimization solution to potential new customers in asset-intensive industries. The trial...

2014-08-28 08:20:40

SINGAPORE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has supplied approximately 85% of the engines used in the over 3,000 public transportation vehicles serving the Second Summer Youth Olympic Games ("Youth Olympic Games") held in Nanjing, China. GYMCL's engines at the Youth Olympic Games are either natural...

2014-08-27 23:09:43

Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), global supplier of flexible hones and industrial brushes, announces plans to attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) from September 8 to 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. At IMTS 2014, visit BRM in Booth N-7163 to learn more about surface finishing and deburring solutions such as Flex-Hone® tools for inner diameter (ID) applications. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), American-owned...

2014-08-27 23:07:23

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Commercial Air Conditioning Systems (VRF) Market: U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The global commercial air conditioning systems (VRF) market is growing gradually after the global economic meltdown of 2008. During and after few years of the global economic crisis this market displayed a decline in the growth. However,...

2014-08-27 23:04:33

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Tire Cord and Tire Fabrics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Tire Cord and Tire Fabrics (Steel, Polyester, Nylon, Rayon and Other Products) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 -...

2014-08-27 12:24:13

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The metalworking fluid industry is already playing an essential role in Resource-Efficient Manufacturing (REM) by providing smart, sustainable solutions towards resource efficiency. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), a global leader in metalworking fluids, is putting sustainable chemistry into action by helping customers on issues of energy efficiency, waste reduction, safety, and durability through new approaches to coolant and...

2014-08-27 08:28:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Steel Cord Conveyor Belt Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Steel Cord Conveyor Belt Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global steel cord conveyor belt industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications...

2014-08-27 08:28:54

DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global PU Conveyor Belt Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global PU Conveyor Belt Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global PU conveyor belt industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain...

2014-08-26 23:11:04

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that since debuting its line of custom-manufactured natural gas generators in 2013, it has become a leading supplier to rental firms, the oil and gas (O&G) sector and other industries. The company now offers 13 natural gas generators in prime power ratings from 18kW to 345kW. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power...


Latest Mechanical engineering Reference Libraries

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2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

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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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2010-09-24 18:05:15

A thermostat regulates the temperature of a system and keeps the system's temperature at desired setpoint temperature. The device does this by turning heating and cooling devices on and off and regulating air flow of a heat transfer fluid as needed. This maintains the correct temperature. Thermostats may be used to control heating or cooling a system, or may be a component part of a heater or air conditioner. There are a variety of ways that thermostats can be constructed and could use...

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2005-05-25 19:16:15

Perlite is an amorphous glass mineral of volcanic origin. Typical analysis: 70-75% SiO2, 12-15% Al2O3, Na2O 3-4%, K2O 3-5%, Fe2O3 0,5-2%, MgO 0,2-0,7%, CaO 0,5-1,5% Loss On Ignition 3-5% Properties: When it reaches temperatures of 850"“900 °C, perlite softens (since it is a glass) and water trapped in the structure escapes and this causes the expansion of the material to 7"“15 times its original volume. The expanded material is a brilliant white, due to the reflectivity of the...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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