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2014-09-18 16:20:49

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Micro Market Monitor : Europe Disc Brake Market-trends and forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 At the end of the last decade, the European economy saw a downturn, and along with the economy, the automotive industry too suffered the effects of the recession. However, the economy has now recovered from the slump and the automotive industry...

2014-09-18 12:31:34

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Crankshaft Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Crankshaft Industry report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Crankshaft industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and...

2014-09-18 12:23:10

China-based Haier will use Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent in large-capacity refrigerators MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Haier, the world's largest appliance manufacturer, will adopt Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential Solstice(® )Liquid Blowing Agent in China to help insulate and increase the energy efficiency of its refrigerators. Blowing agents such as Solstice LBA allow closed-cell polyurethane foam...

2014-09-18 08:31:30

Company's Southeast Technical Service Manager Dennis Alter, Will Participate in "Building the Perfect Residential Spray Foam Rig" Panel Discussion PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Roofing equipment and supplies provider, Intech Equipment & Supply, announced it will participate in a panel discussion at the Insulation Contractors Association of America (ICAA) convention on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The event takes place at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando,...

2014-09-17 23:14:53

TTS aims to improve parts and services worldwide, focusing on fast growing businesses. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Turbine Technology Services’ (TTS) transactional parts and service business has grown quickly over the last several years and is now an important contributor to their business. This growth has been primarily through support provided to existing customers, and this success brought about potential for an ongoing expansion of these services to additional customers...

2014-09-17 23:12:57

Plattco's High Pressure Mechanical Shaft Seal is a breakthrough for conveying abrasive materials like cement, lime, gypsum, and fly ash long distances, at high speeds, under high pressure PLATTSBURGH, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Plattco Corporation, producer of the most advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, today announced that it has been awarded a patent for a unique High Pressure Mechanical Shaft Seal that dramatically improves the performance and...

2014-09-17 23:06:34

New Waltech air conditioning controller set to reduce power wastage and shrink electricity bills Gold Coast, Australia (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Electricity bills across the globe are on the rise, leaving many homeowners and businesses providers looking for creative ways to reduce their power usage. According to Canstar Blue research, one in three Australians say they have cut back on using appliances in the past year for financial reasons. Enter Waltech, an air conditioner controller...

2014-09-17 12:31:56

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2014-09-17 12:21:16

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAHLE has developed a piston ring with new technology that offers engine manufacturers improvements in weight, quality and overall value. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121511 MAHLE's new "second" piston ring uses chrome-silicon steel to replace cast iron traditionally used for the second of three rings found on gasoline-powered spark-ignition engines. Today's engines have three piston rings - a top ring, second...

2014-09-17 08:22:38

LONDON, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prysmian Group has beaten Nexans, Sumitomo Electric and General Cable to the top spot in a new independent ranking of 100 global wire and cable manufacturers by revenue*. According to Integer Research's newly published Top 100 Wire & Cable Producers Database, Prysmian's insulated wire and cable revenues reached US$9.6 billion in 2013. Prysmian has remained the global number one since its acquisition of Draka in 2011. Nexans cable...


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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