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2014-12-29 08:26:12

Industry First for Door-in-Door Design Features New Contoured Glass Finish ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec.

2014-12-29 08:24:59

DALLAS, December 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Heat Exchanger Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" industry research report to

2014-12-26 23:01:32

ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global Ice Makers Industry" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 26,

2014-12-24 23:04:26

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Wine Refrigerators Industry” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB)

2014-12-24 23:03:59

Las Vegas, Nevada and Orange County, California's leader in preventative maintenance for home plumbing, heating, water filtration, and air conditioning gears up for 2015 home improvements

2014-12-23 23:03:52

Asia-Pacific Cold Insulation Material Market report analyzes various marketing trends and establishes the most effective growth strategy in the market.

2014-12-23 16:20:29

Survey shows what kind of behavior the winter brings out in American drivers WAYNE, N.J., Dec.

2014-12-23 08:27:23

PORTLAND, Oregon, December 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research, titled "North American Air Compressor Market (Type, Technology,

2014-12-22 23:07:23

Stock Drive Products Supports FIRST Tech Challenge New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Designatronics on-going investment in engineering community


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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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