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2014-04-22 23:00:52

Glass Doctor has put together a checklist to help make window updates a breeze. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Summer temperatures are around the corner and that means HVAC systems will be working to keep homes cool. Inefficient windows can be responsible for energy loss and upgrading to energy efficient windows can keep a home cool and save on energy bills. Glass Doctor has put together a checklist to help make window updates a breeze. Understand window ratings Familiarizing yourself...

2014-04-22 16:30:24

Company's Southeast Technical Service Manager Certified by the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) as Instructor and Field Examiner PHOENIX, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Spray foam and roofing equipment and supplies provider, Intech Equipment & Supply, (www.intechequipment.com) announced Dennis Alter has earned professional certification from the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA). An independent trade association, SPFA is the collective voice, as well as the...

2014-04-22 08:42:19

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its ongoing sponsorship of culinary festivals across the country, the KitchenAid brand will return to Texas as the exclusive appliance sponsor of the Austin Food & Wine Festival, taking place April 25-27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120717/DE41498LOGO-b Most recently, KitchenAid sponsored the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival (Feb 20-24), and following Austin, the brand will sponsor and...

2014-04-22 08:25:34

LOVELAND, Colo., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has been awarded a contract by SOWEGA Power LLC to replace two obsolete and proprietary Woodward Netcon 5000 turbine control systems at the SOWEGA Power Station in Baconton, Georgia. The control systems will be replaced with Wood Group GTS' icon((TM)) controls, empowering plant operators with greater control and the on-site flexibility to meet different plant operating conditions. The icon open platform control system is...

2014-04-21 16:21:16

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE: SMP), an automotive replacement parts manufacturer and distributor, announced today that it has formed a joint venture with Gwo Yng Enterprise Co., Ltd., a China-based manufacturer of air conditioning accumulators, filter driers, hose assemblies, and switches for the automotive aftermarket and the OEM/OES markets. Standard Motor Products will invest $14 million in the 50/50 joint venture. In addition,...

2014-04-21 12:20:52

CHROMALLOY GAS TURBINE ENGINE REPAIR CENTER AT PORT SAN ANTONIO PLANS TO GROW AEROSPACE AND ENERGY INDUSTRY SERVICES SAN ANTONIO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Port San Antonio today announced that long-time customer Chromalloy has executed a new five-year lease for its gas turbine engine repair and manufacturing campus. "Chromalloy underscores the Port's role as a strong foundation for the region's economy, where innovative businesses and talented workers can serve growing...

2014-04-18 23:07:49

AttiCares' New Jersey Contractors, announce improved techniques for air duct repair. Secaucas, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Air ducts are the most important system in a home; they function as the lungs of the home. When ducts are poorly sealed or insulated they are likely contributing to higher energy bills. NJ insulation installers at AttiCare today announced the most beneficial ways to repair a home’s air ducts to ensure clean, healthy air. A home air duct system is a network of...

2014-04-18 12:23:37

TiP TiG USA is pleased to announce a tour featuring their manual and automated weld process. TiP TiG's two day workshops typically focus on manual applications and automation, as well as orbital applications. RUNNEMEDE, N.J., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TiP TiG USA is pleased to announce a tour featuring their manual and automated weld process. The time and locations will be: -- LOCAL 26, Western, WA357 TiP TiG Wire Feed WeldingJune 24-26 -- LOCAL 22, Buffalo,...

2014-04-17 23:14:14

LenoRF, a popular electrical equipment manufacturer, has released its new selection of SMA male connectors recently. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 LenoRF, a popular electrical equipment manufacturer, has released its new selection of SMA male connectors recently. According to the sales manager of the company, these items are now offered at promotional prices, up to 30% off. The special offer will last until April 28. LenoRF is well-known for its excellence in high end products, amicable...

2014-04-17 20:21:47

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r79rcs/research_and) has announced the addition of the "Research and Forecast of China Gear Market, 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r79rcs/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report analyzes the market status of gear industry both home and abroad, supply and demand, and...


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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