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2014-06-03 08:21:31

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Tire Safety Week is an industry-wide initiative that educates drivers about the importance of proper tire care. Summer is the season for road trips, so now is a good time to brush up on your tire maintenance knowledge. Remember though, tire safety is critical all year round. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-06-03 08:20:39

National Power Supply offers the Cummins 5.9 engine for sale at great deals for a single Cummins 5.9 or bulk orders. YAKIMA, Wash., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those looking to access a Cummins 5.9 engine for sale, contacting National Power Supply will be the best decision. The company has been offering quality remanufactured engines for a long period of time and over the years many people have really appreciated their experience with the company. There are some issues that...

2014-06-02 23:11:20

Atticare, an Attic Cleanup Services company, announces new and improved Rodent Proofing service in Bay Area, San Francisco. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Even though they‘re one of the smallest pests in the rodent category, the tiny mice manage to create more catastrophic interior damage, as well as responsible for releasing toxic fumes in the air causing illness and, in a some extreme cases, even death. If not captured and disposed of right away, mice will reproduce faster than a...

2014-06-02 23:10:59

AttiCare, Insulation contractors service company in New Jersey, announces safer Insulation Removal services. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Many factors can lead to the need for attic insulation removal. Wet, moldy, dusty, feces- and chemical-laden insulation can be hazardous to the health of the family. Cellulose insulation in particular needs to be removed by a professional because cellulose absorbs moisture when the humidity is high; it gains weight, settles, and loses its R value....

2014-06-02 20:20:12

Company stresses need to inflate, rotate and evaluate; offers free inspection at retail outlets NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is urging drivers to spend a few minutes this week properly maintaining their tires for optimal performance, fuel economy, and to extend the wear and service life of their tires. National Tire Safety Week, an initiative of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), is June...

2014-06-02 16:22:27

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in recent history, the entire state of California is in a moderate to severe drought. Homeowners throughout the Bay Area are looking for opportunities to cut down on water use to keep utility bills affordable. "With water rates likely to increase and water rationing already in place in some Bay Area communities, most homeowners would benefit from an indoor water usage audit like the one Fast Water Heater will provide through this...

2014-06-02 16:20:41

AKRON, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with the beginning of June - the traditional kickoff of summer travel - and a national tire care observance this week, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is urging everyone to show a little TLC toward their tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The number of people expected to travel by car or motorcycle this summer is an increase over the period last year, according to the automobile group AAA....

2014-06-02 12:22:13

BETHESDA, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maintaining your vehicle's tires is not only essential to getting better gas mileage, but it is also crucial to ensuring safety on the road. To maximize tire life, the Car Care Council recommends checking tire condition and pressure regularly, and there is no better time to start than National Tire Safety Week. "It takes only five minutes to check tire inflation, including the spare. Since tires effect a vehicle's ride, handling...

2014-06-02 12:21:07

Automotive Supplier Introduces In-Vehicle 4G LTE Connectivity VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) will showcase its latest in-vehicle connectivity solutions and discuss the auto-mobility revolution June 4-5 at Telematics Detroit 2014 in Novi, Michigan. Attendees can experience the latest advancements at Visteon's booth (#27) and hear from technology experts, including Global Director of Innovation and Design Tim Yerdon. Yerdon will join...

2014-06-02 08:23:18

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A refrigerator designed with the environment in mind by LG Electronics is the first major appliance to earn the "Green Good Housekeeping Seal." LG's Super-Capacity French-Door Refrigerator was granted the coveted emblem after an extensive evaluation of performance and a wide range of environmental criteria by the scientists and engineers at the Good Housekeeping Research Institute....


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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