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2014-06-13 23:05:01

McLaren's Nu-Air semi-pneumatic tire series integrates the strength and stability of a solid tire with the smooth ride of a pneumatic tire. Torrance, California (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Featuring more than 10 years of field testing and continuous improvements of the tire structure, McLaren's Nu-Air semi-pneumatic tire series integrates the strength and stability of a solid tire with the smooth, cushioned ride of a pneumatic tire. With its lower cost per hour, the Nu-Air tire has...

2014-06-13 23:01:20

MarketReportsChina.com adds “Research and Development Trend of China Automotive Crankshaft Industry, 2014-2018” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Research and Development Trend of China Automotive Crankshaft Industry, 2014-2018 lays emphases on analyzing the following aspects: policy environment, industry barriers, market supply and demand structure, competitive landscape, development trend and key enterprises. According to statistics by CAAM (China...

2014-06-13 23:01:06

A new energy calculator is now available on the Milgard Professional Resources webpage to help architects and contractors select windows and doors. Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 A new energy calculator is now available on the Milgard Professional Resources webpage to help architects and contractors select windows and doors. The Milgard energy calculator is designed to provide a quick and easy way to help look up windows and doors that can meet local energy codes and project...

2014-06-13 12:21:11

New System offers cost effective and energy saving solutions for residential and commercial buildings CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Composite Panel Building Systems (CPBS) has developed a cost effective exterior stucco system that delivers an energy efficient building envelope for new construction, renovations or retrofitted buildings. The new C-SIS Stucco System consists of Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing (C-SIS), integrated joint sealing accessories...

2014-06-13 08:21:01

Sponsorship starts with this weekend's Quicken Loans 400 JACKSON, Mich., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is sponsoring Michigan International Speedway, helping race fans - and Michigan's premier racetrack - to save energy. That begins with this weekend's Quicken Loans 400. "We're thrilled to be part of this race weekend and to provide useful information about energy efficiency to tens of thousands of people at MIS," said Patti Poppe, Consumers Energy's vice president of...

2014-06-13 08:20:42

- Topics to Cover Electric-Assist Turbo for Marine Turbocharged Diesel Engines, Vibration-Testing Results of Direct Drive Compressor on Magnetic Bearings for U.S. Navy Shipboard Use - CERRITOS, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calnetix Technologies, a pioneer in high-speed permanent magnetic motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications and industries, announced today that Venky Krishnan, Director of Programs, and Larry Hawkins, Director...

2014-06-12 23:14:19

Recently, LenoRF, a popular electrical accessory manufacturer, has released its new collection of SMA female right angles for PCB and announced that all these high quality items are available at discounted prices, from 10% to 30% off. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, a popular electrical accessory manufacturer, has released its new collection of SMA female right angles for PCB and announced that all these high quality items are available at discounted prices, from 10% to 30% off....

2014-06-12 23:11:36

During the Firestone Destination: Anywhere Promotion, let the trained professionals of any Independent Tire Dealer help you to find a new set of Firestone Tires and receive a 7-night stay time share vacation. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Whether you are planning a calm vacation with the family or romantic getaway with that someone special, everyone deserves a relaxing retreat from their hectic life. No matter what the occasion, let an Independent Tire Dealer in the Mid-West area...

2014-06-12 20:20:07

If light traffic and clear skies inspire you to hit the road during the summer, start your journey safely with Ride-On LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While it is always wise to take common safety and maintenance measures like an oil change or tire rotation, you should never leave any aspect of safety to chance when the lives of your passengers and others are at risk. That's why drivers who want to extend the life of their vehicle and enhance its safety capabilities trust...

2014-06-12 12:23:09

DUBLIN, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5mmbzx/global_aerogel) has announced the addition of the "Global Aerogel Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Aerogel is a highly porous and lightweight solid polymer network with 95-99 percent gas content. Aerogel has low density, high thermal resistivity, and high strength-to-weight ratio. These unique properties make it viable for...


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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