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2015-05-27 12:22:57

For road-readiness, company offers three-step tire safety plan as part of National Tire Safety Week NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day marked the unofficial start of

2015-05-27 08:38:45

CINCINNATI, May. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Generally speaking, valve repairs often have much longer lead times compared to other repaired components.

2015-05-27 08:23:00

Rototest's ability to customize its systems to meet unique customer needs adds tremendous value and is helping the company carve a niche in the market MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-26 23:01:26

BikeSim 9.0 is last of the most comprehensive software upgrade in Mechanical Simulation's almost 20 year history. Ann Arbor, Mich.

2015-05-26 23:00:52

Glass Doctor explains how double-paned windows can save homeowners money. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 In the next few months, summer temperatures

2015-05-26 16:21:18

LONDON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Background: The global automotive tire industry is expected to reach an estimated value of $249.9 billion by 2019.

2015-05-26 12:21:25

From research through installation, finding the right tires has never been easier SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-26 12:21:12

DUBLIN, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bsqxfc/philippines_tyre) has announced the addition of the "Philippines

2015-05-26 12:20:53

National Tire Safety Week Ideal Time to Check Tread, Pressure BETHESDA, Md, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It only takes a penny to see if your tires are worn or losing tread.

2015-05-26 08:34:39

DALLAS, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Spot Welding Machine Industry Report 2015 is a market research and competitive intelligence study providing historic data for

Latest Mechanical engineering Reference Libraries

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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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...

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...

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...

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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  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).