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2014-11-27 20:20:45

LONDON, Nov. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial boilers are being widely deployed in diverse industries such as power generation, chemical, oil and gas, and food and beverage.

2014-11-27 20:20:37

LONDON, Nov. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heat exchangers are used for efficiently transferring heat from one medium to another.

2014-11-26 23:03:05

Jerry Gould, Technology Leader for EWI’s Resistance and Solid State group, is honored for outstanding contribution in the field of resistance welding technology. Columbus,

2014-11-26 08:21:26

CYPRESS, Calif., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc.

2014-11-25 23:10:10

Clean Crawls, a local crawl space and attic servicing company based in Everett, WA, has just released a new infographic displaying the reasons that spray foam insulation provides home energy efficiency

2014-11-25 23:09:45

Over 100 new dry-tech products and range extensions further increase the motion plastics specialists’ standard catalog range. East Providence, Rhode Island

2014-11-25 23:09:27

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in agricultural aircraft. Olney, TX (PRWEB) November 25, 2014 Air Tractor, Inc.

2014-11-25 23:01:32

Limitorque valve product line can be viewed at booth 5G10 Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 25, 2014 Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider

2014-11-25 16:21:39

Revenue from telematics services will come not only from subscriptions but also telematics-enhanced CRM and cost containment. BOSTON, Nov.


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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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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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