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2014-10-22 16:21:28

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many people, the coming winter season means a welcome opportunity to ski, skate, sled and slide. However, Goodyear (NASDAQ: GT) officials recommend those types of activities should be confined to the slopes and rinks, and not practiced on the highways. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO One of the best ways to avoid slipping and sliding in a vehicle this winter is to improve the contact points between the vehicle and the road...

2014-10-22 16:21:11

MICHELIN® X® TWEEL® SSL now available for hard surface and all terrain applications GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin announced today it will expand the market footprint for its airless skid steer tires with the launch of two new versions of the award-winning MICHELIN(®) X(®) TWEEL(®) SSL airless radial tire: a 12N16.5 X® TWEEL® SSL All Terrain for a wide range of surfaces and a12N16.5 X® TWEEL® SSL Hard Surface for pavement use. To view the...

2014-10-22 16:21:05

MICHELIN® X® TWEEL® TURF(TM) available exclusively on new John Deere ZTrak 900 B, M, R Series mowers GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE), MICHELIN Tweel Technologies announced it has partnered with John Deere to equip its ZTRAK((TM)) 900 Series line-up of zero-turn commercial mowers with the ground-breaking MICHELIN(®) X(® )TWEEL(®) TURF((TM) )as original equipment to replace a standard 24x12x12 tire....

2014-10-22 12:34:14

Part of new leadership structure to achieve company growth objectives BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff M. Fettig, Chairman and CEO today announced the promotion of Joseph T. Liotine to the position of Executive Vice President, Whirlpool Corporation, and President North America, reporting to Marc Bitzer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO In his new role as President, North America Region and Executive Vice President Joseph Liotine...

2014-10-22 12:20:57

TROY, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth time in six years, Schaeffler - a leading global manufacturer of high-precision automotive products and systems for engines, transmissions and chassis applications - was named as a finalist for the 2015 Automotive News PACE Award. The global automotive supplier's LuK torque converter with piston back pressure compensation was named a finalist in the product category. The awards honor supplier innovation in product, manufacturing...

2014-10-22 12:20:52

KEARNEY, Neb., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hastings Premium Filters will be exhibiting at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 4-6, 2014. Hastings will be located at Booth 6010 in the Sands Expo Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153622 Hastings provides lube, air, fuel, transmission and coolant filters for automotive and heavy-duty over-the road vehicles and off-highway equipment. "We focus on how Hastings can...

2014-10-22 08:23:40

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recapture Solutions, LLC ("Recapture") is pleased to announce it has acquired Flex Leasing Power & Service ("FLPS"). FLPS leases 250kw and 333kW Flex Turbines(TM) for remote well-site power generation to the North American oil and gas industry. Over the past two years, FLPS has developed a reputation for providing remote power in the harshest and most challenging environments with exceptional up-time and service quality. FLPS' fleet of...

2014-10-22 08:22:08

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) Air Maintenance Technology (AMT) for commercial vehicles will begin testing on U.S. trucking fleets in the next few months, as part of a research project supported by United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Vehicle Technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153499 Since 2011, Goodyear has been developing and testing its Air Maintenance Technology, which can aid in fuel...

2014-10-21 23:13:42

Diversified Machine Systems, Original Equipment Manufacturer of DMS CNC Routers, welcomes Christine Bollar to the Sales & Marketing Team as the new Marketing Assistant. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Diversified Machine Systems (DMS), an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of 3 Axis CNC & 5 Axis CNC Routers and Large Format Machining Centers expands the Sales & Marketing Team by welcoming Christine Bollar as the new Marketing Assistant. Originally from San...

2014-10-21 23:08:31

Leather chemicals market report focuses on major types (Beamhouse Chemicals, Finishing Chemicals and Tanning & Dyeing Chemicals) and regions (Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America and RoW). It also analyzes different marketing trends and identifies the most effective growth strategies in the market.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/leather-chemicals-market-144076732.html) (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The new research report “Leather Chemicals Market by Type (Tanning &...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.