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2014-08-12 12:20:51

Global auto supplier will help welcome 10,000 attendees to Motor City with exhibit, technology ride-and-drive, panel speakers and technical paper VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With activities ranging from expert panelists to a vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology demonstration, Visteon Corporation will join Detroit and the state of Michigan in welcoming an expected 10,000 international transportation and technology leaders to the 2014 World Congress on...

2014-08-12 12:20:49

Customizable offset seals offer simple assembly and component stress reduction PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) is a global leader in material innovations and custom-engineered sealing solutions. So it was only natural that when General Motors Corp. (GM) was searching for a static radial seal for several engine applications, the auto company ultimately selected Freudenberg-NOK's ergonomically engineered, low load...

2014-08-12 08:23:28

Large-volume orders for the energy-efficient tankless heater grow as the industry braces for higher efficiency requirements in 2015 PHOENIX, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bollente Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: BOLC) has added several key strategic sales and distribution partners to its growing list of suppliers, installers and rep agencies for the trutankless water heater as demand for a reliable whole-home electric tankless solution builds in anticipation of government regulatory changes...

2014-08-11 16:29:30

Trade Press and Flash Report Subscribers CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Month Ending July 31, 2014: July YTD - July Beginning Inventory 2014 2013 %Chg 2014 2013 %Chg Jul 2014...

2014-08-11 16:21:43

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Polymeric Foams - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polymeric Foams in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...

2014-08-11 16:20:37

DALLAS, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Anti Lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) System Market For Passenger Cars - by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the automotive ABS and ESC systems market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as covers review of the - market drivers, restraints, growth indicators,...

2014-08-11 08:22:06

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced the addition of Michelle V. Stacy to its board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131104/NE10106LOGO As the former president of Keurig, Inc. and former vice president and general manager with Gillette/P&G, Ms. Stacy has a wealth of experience leading consumer businesses and building global brands. During her...

2014-08-08 23:04:39

2014 is going down as the coldest summer on record and Thermosoft is urging the public to install radiant floor heat to prepare for colder months ahead. More than advice, Thermosoft is offering summer discount programs on all floor warming systems. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Following on the heels of a most brutal winter, the summer of 2014 is turning out to be the coolest summer on record according to data from the USHCN (United States Historical Climatology Network). 90...

2014-08-08 23:04:26

Recently, LenoRF, a famous SMA product supplier, has announced its new collection of SMA Female. Now, all clients can enjoy a deep discount, up to 38% off. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, a famous SMA product supplier, has announced its new collection of SMA Female. Now, all clients can enjoy a deep discount, up to 38% off. LenoRF, the experienced manufacturer of SMA items, feels pleased to launch the current promotion. Understanding that many distributors are looking for...

2014-08-08 12:22:15

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Water Pumps Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Rising demand for water pumps is an outcome of massive urbanization and industrialization being witnessed globally. According to Population Action International, by 2025 more than 2.8 billion of global population in 48 countries is expected to face water scarcity....


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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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