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2014-07-21 12:23:12

ST. LOUIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleaver-Brooks, a Harbour Group company, announced today that it has acquired two Texas-based boiler sales and service companies: Holman Boiler Works, which operates 12 regional offices in six states, and Affiliated Power Services ("APS"), with offices in Dallas, Houston and Corpus Christi, Tex. "These are two outstanding companies," said Jeff Fox, Chairman and CEO of Harbour Group. "The sales, service, rental, design and fabrication they...

2014-07-20 23:00:32

Portable AC Market in the US 2014-2018 report says the ability of portable ACs to cool off isolated areas within large spaces such as warehouses, server rooms, and manufacturing workplaces is the biggest driver for the market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 The Portable AC market scenario has changed dramatically because of the formation of strategic alliances, mergers, and acquisitions of smaller companies. This has become a common phenomenon as it helps companies gain a competitive...

2014-07-19 12:20:15

Global Heat Transfer Fluids Market (Mineral Oils, Silicone & Aromatics, PAG & Glycol Fluids, & Others) to 2019 DALLAS, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Heat transfer fluids have found a wide acceptance in various industries, because of their distinguished properties. Based on application areas, the market of heat transfer fluids can broadly be segmented into oil & gas, concentrating solar power, chemical industry, manufacturing processes, pharmaceuticals, bio-diesel production, and...

2014-07-18 23:03:18

Recently, LenoRF, an excellent electronics accessory supplier from China, has announced its new range of SMB RF connectors. In addition, the company has launched a special offer on these fresh items. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, an excellent electronics accessory supplier from China, has announced its new range of SMB RF connectors. In addition, the company has launched a special offer on these fresh items. All its SMB RF connectors are now provided at discounted prices, up to...

2014-07-17 23:00:33

Terex Corporation has announced it will relocate production of its overhead cranes from its current Houston location to a newly upgraded Oklahoma City facility (OKC). Solon, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Terex Corporation has announced it will relocate production of its overhead cranes from its current Houston location to a newly upgraded Oklahoma City facility (OKC). “This move will help us align with increasing customer demand by more than doubling our crane manufacturing capacity, while...

2014-07-17 16:28:34

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. and MILAN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announces that today it has completed the purchase of 4.4 percent of Indesit Company S.p.A. (BIT: IND) shares from Mrs. Claudia Merloni, as set out by the relevant agreement entered into on July 10, 2014. Whirlpool and Fineldo S.p.A. announced on July 10, 2014 that Whirlpool, Fineldo S.p.A. and members of the Merloni family (among others, Mrs. Claudia Merloni) entered into binding...

2014-07-17 12:32:01

DUBLIN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Conveyor Belts Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global and Chinese Conveyor Belts Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the conveyor belts industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-07-17 12:22:03

DUBLIN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Automotive Suspension Systems Market by Vehicle Type, System Type, Damping Type & Geography - Industry Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The automotive suspension systems market is estimated to reach $66.2 billion by 2018, with a projected CAGR of 5.72%, indicating the potential growth in the automotive industry The...

2014-07-17 08:24:22

WALTHAM, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ilios Inc., a subsidiary of Tecogen(®) Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) today announced it signed a manufacturers' representative agreement with Sam DeSanto Company Inc. (SDCI), a Mid-Atlantic based HVAC and plumbing equipment supplier. Concurrent with the signing of the agreement, SDCI placed an order for an Ilios Water-Source High Efficiency Water Heater (Ilios HEWH-500-WS). The Ilios unit is planned for installation at Landstown High School,...

2014-07-16 23:12:54

In collaboration with fellow Group company Starfrost, Star provided a turnkey refrigeration plant and chilling tunnel package at the Pinneys processing facility in Annan, Dumfriesshire. London, UK (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Star has delivered a Total Solutions project for Young’s Seafood firm Pinneys of Scotland. Working with fellow Group company Starfrost, Star provided a turnkey refrigeration plant and chilling tunnel package at the Pinneys processing facility in Annan, Dumfriesshire....


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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