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2015-03-26 23:08:44

The New Coupling Selector Tool sorts couplings by relevant design parameters in any order; narrowing down large selections which allows customers to get the coupling they need. New

2015-03-26 23:01:49

Aire Serv heating and air conditioning explains the new government mandate. Waco, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 A new government mandate for the Seasonal

2015-03-26 16:36:51

Hall effect encoder offers incremental positions and center push-disc joystick function FREMONT, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Elma Electronic Inc.

2015-03-26 16:24:27

BEIJING, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jereh Group announced that they have become Ariel's only global market packager outside the North American territory after three years good cooperation,

2015-03-26 12:21:43

Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R tire engineered for automotive enthusiasts who demand maximum grip when cornering and braking NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-26 08:36:06

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation, the number one selling major appliance manufacturer in the world, has signed a three-year agreement with Dan Ryan

2015-03-26 08:23:32

Michelin Ranks Highest in Luxury, Passenger Car Segments; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers with run-flat tires are less satisfied overall and replace tires

2015-03-26 04:20:27

LANGEN and HAMBURG, Germany, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pre-Tensioned Ruville Suspension Springs now Available for the First Time on the Independent Aftermarket


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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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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