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2014-11-20 20:24:55

--Liquidation sale will offer significant discounts on all merchandise during holiday season COPPELL, Texas, Nov.

2014-11-20 12:21:32

Piedmont, S.C., is site of new state-of-the-art facility making the MICHELIN® X® TWEEL® -- a tire that never goes flat GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov.

2014-11-19 12:21:36

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The editors of Popular Science have selected the MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire as one of the Top 100 innovations of 2014.

2014-11-19 12:20:38

The near-zero vibration, quiet, four-stroke engine could significantly improve a variety of applications, ranging from lawn & garden equipment to small generators to mopeds & UAVs. BLOOMFIELD,

2014-11-18 16:27:45

Expands Educational and Training Capabilities CLEVELAND, Nov.

2014-11-18 12:21:01

South Carolina plant extends company leadership in large and ultra-large earthmoving tires for mining and aggregates applications NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov.

2014-11-18 08:39:02

Multi-award winning trutankless signs premier rep agency as builders and industry professionals prepare for NAECA changes coming in 2015 PHOENIX, Nov.

2014-11-17 16:22:01

Following the recent announcement of record monthly sales, FlexEnergy announces that its New Hampshire facilities have been certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard.

2014-11-17 12:21:24

LONDON, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aruvian Research presents an analysis of the Global Market for Nuclear Turbine Generators.

2014-11-17 08:21:46

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) was recognized on Friday, 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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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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