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2014-06-25 23:09:01

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces fireproof rubber products for vehicles and transportation. Sealing specialists help with material selection, and can design and custom-fabricate door and window seals, acoustic and thermal insulation, and many other fireproof rubber parts that meet standards and specifications for flammability, toxicity, burn rate, and fire safety. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Elasto Proxy, global supplier of...

2014-06-25 12:29:58

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether overhead, underfoot or lighting the way and protecting surfaces - Bayer MaterialScience LLC provides architects and design professionals materials they can build on. Stable temperatures, efficient lighting, durable windows and resilient wall coatings are just a few of the many solutions possible with Bayer materials. Bayer will highlight its material offerings for applications ranging from lighting, daylighting, insulation and security...

2014-06-25 12:27:44

Food Network's Katie Lee Judges 'Caption This' Contest for LG Door-in-Door Refrigerator Grand Prize ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tapping into the creativity across America, LG Electronics USA is inviting consumers to participate in the "LG Life's Good in the Kitchen 'Caption This' Contest," for a chance to win LG's newest Door-in-Door® refrigerator*. Through the end of July, consumers have the opportunity to create witty captions that accompany a scene from...

2014-06-25 12:26:55

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MEMS Gyroscope Patent Investigationhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/mems_gyroscope_patent_investigation.html THE MEMS GYROSCOPE PATENT LANDSCAPE IS HEATING UP! The gyroscope market is driven by mobile applications, where until recently only two players, STMicroelectronics (ST) and InvenSense, were competing. Now, many companies are present. The first patent...

2014-06-25 08:21:47

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r9v4sp/global_and_north) has announced the addition of the "Global And North America Automotive Sunroof Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global And North America Automotive Sunroof Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Automotive Sunroof industry with a focus on the North...

2014-06-24 23:11:25

Putnam Fuel Company, Inc. offers this helpful public service announcement about the costs and consequences of air conditioning do’s and don’ts. Goffstown, New Hampshire (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Putnam Fuel Company, Inc. offers this helpful public service announcement about the costs and consequences of air conditioning do’s and don’ts According the heating and cooling experts at Putnam Fuel, while seemingly an “everyday item” that’s rarely given a second thought, the air...

2014-06-24 16:22:20

CALGARY, Alberta and DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Compression Services Ltd. and Compass Compression Solutions Inc. ("Compass Compression"), who offer packaging, rental and service of natural gas compression equipment, announced today its plans to build a new fabrication facility in Calgary, AB. This new facility is strategically located to provide cold weather packages to Compass' Canadian and Northern US customer base....

2014-06-24 12:29:52

WILRIJK, Belgium, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Japan's largest producer of chemicals for consumer use, Kao Group has been committed to environmental protection and implements this throughout its development and production processes. Atlas Copco equipment provides 100% pure, clean air that complies with ISO 8573-1 Class 0 certification and boosts energy efficiency at Kao. Since Kao Group's Shanghai Kao Minhang Factory (Shanghai Kao) went into operation in 1996,...

2014-06-24 08:21:28

DUBLIN, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (researchandmarkets.com/research/rhjprp/two_wheeler_tire) has announced the addition of the "Two Wheeler Tire Market in India 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Indian Two-wheeler market is dominated by 100cc and 125cc motorbikes. These low-cost bikes are in high demand in rural areas where the market is price-sensitive, and consumers select motorbikes with high mileage....

2014-06-24 08:21:02

BorgWarner's Award-Winning Cold-Start Technology Helps Reduce Emissions and Improve Fuel Economy for Volkswagen Group's New Diesel Engine Platform AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner supplies its innovative Pressure Sensor Glow Plug (PSG) for Volkswagen's all new diesel engines starting with the 1.4-liter version and then adding the 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter versions later this year. Based on the new modular diesel engine system (MDB), the fuel-efficient,...

Latest Mechanical engineering Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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...

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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