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2014-08-19 16:22:56

DICKINSON, N.D., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This past week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent to the Steffes Corporation for its design of a system to use domestic water heaters and other appliances to store renewable wind and solar energy. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137512 This patent was awarded for the Steffes "GETS" Dynamic Dispatch(TM) energy storage system which provides utilities with second-to-second precision control (0...

2014-08-19 16:20:31

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperSprings(®) International has been awarded United States patents for its innovative SumoSprings vehicle suspension enhancers. The patents cover vehicular applications for two of the three SumoSprings designs, the Rebel and the Maxim. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137425 "Vehicles are always evolving, so in order to be innovative, we have to continually test and monitor how our products fit and perform,"...

2014-08-19 12:32:09

LG's Unique TurboWash Washer and Flagship Door-in-Door Refrigerator Earn Coveted Industry Recognition from TWICE ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's leading home appliance dealers have singled out LG Electronics home appliances as this year's top performers in the highly competitive laundry and refrigerator categories. LG's new front-control top-load TurboWash(TM) washer and LG's mega-capacity Door-in-Door(TM) 3-door refrigerator earned the coveted 2014...

2014-08-19 08:20:57

BorgWarner's Mini Direct-Acting Variable Force Solenoid Enables Improved Fuel Economy and Shift Feel AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner supplies its mini direct-acting variable force solenoid (VFS) for General Motors' global front-wheel drive 6-speed automatic transmission program (GF6). Featured in a range of 2015 Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles, BorgWarner's mini direct-acting VFS enables improved fuel economy and shift feel. Applications exist in every...

2014-08-18 23:04:14

Recreational boaters can take action for cleaner lakes and better health by trading in their old polluting outboard engine today. Clean Wake is a program of Summerhill Impact, in partnership with Honda Canada Inc. and supported by Environment Canada. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Clean Wake is offering recreational boaters a final chance to trade-in their old polluting conventional two-stroke outboard engines before the summer ends. With September just around the corner,...

2014-08-14 23:06:03

Recently, LenoRF, a popular electrical accessory supplier, has released its newest collection of N Male Connectors for worldwide distributors. Moreover, the company is now offering deep discounts on these N Male Connectors. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, a popular electrical accessory supplier, has released its newest collection of N Male Connectors for worldwide distributors. Moreover, the company is now offering deep discounts on these N Male Connectors. All customers can...

2014-08-14 23:01:52

Aire Serv has five tips to help beat the heat and make August more bearable before the fall weather sets in. Waco,Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 August might mean the end of summer for homeowners, but that does not mean it is time for home air conditioners to take a break. In many parts of the U.S., August is the hottest part of the summer. Aire Serv has five tips to help beat the heat and make August more bearable before the fall weather sets in. Run ceiling fans with the air conditioner...

2014-08-14 12:22:38

Quarterly Revenue expands by 62% as compared to the same period in 2013 WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen(®) Inc., (NASDAQ:TGEN) a manufacturer and installer of high efficiency, Ultra(TM) clean combined heat and power products including natural gas engine-driven cogeneration, air conditioning systems, and high-efficiency water heaters for industrial and commercial use, reported revenues of $4,539,857 in the three months ended June 30, 2014, compared to $2,803,460 for the...

2014-08-14 08:32:17

Towable light towers, industrial heater products, and flashing arrow boards provides diversification into higher margin, higher growth vertical industries and access to new distribution channels MILWAUKEE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire U.S. based Allmand Bros., Inc. Founded in 1938 and based in Holdrege, Nebraska, Allmand is a leading designer and manufacturer of high...

2014-08-14 08:26:44

LG 'Door-in-Door' Refrigerator Captures Top Industry Distinction, Scoring Higher than 90 Percent of Other Refrigerators Tested ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest side-by-side refrigerator from LG Electronics, featuring its award-winning Door-in-Door(TM) technology, has earned the coveted Editors' Choice Award by Reviewed.com as a result of its unique design and innovative convenience features. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d...


Latest Mechanical engineering Reference Libraries

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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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