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2014-09-16 12:32:35

World's 4th Largest Exporter of Machine Tools Highlights New Trends at IMTS 2014 in Chicago CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90 machine tool and accessory builders from Taiwan - the world's fourth largest exporter of machine tools - exhibited their latest products at last week's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. Executives from select companies also discussed their latest innovations and insights on industry trends at "Taiwan Machine Tools Shaping...

2014-09-16 12:21:44

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Car Security Systems Market by Type (Alarm, Immobilizer, Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) & Central Locking System) & Region (Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America & ROW) - Industry Trends & Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the passenger Car Security Systems Market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights the potential growth opportunities for passenger Car...

2014-09-16 08:33:14

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ilios Inc., a subsidiary of Tecogen(®) Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) announced today the sale of a water-source gas engine-driven heat pump water heater (HEWH-500-WS) to the Hotchkiss School in Connecticut. Introduced earlier this year, the product heats water at over two times the efficiency of traditional boilers, while providing chilled water as a free by-product. The Ilios equipment will provide domestic hot water for their 212,000...

2014-09-15 23:00:31

Technical Products Incorporated gets nod to pursue the aerospace, aircraft, pump and valve manufacturers. Chardon, OH (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 EGC, a recognized world leader in the engineering and manufacturing of graphite and graphite composites for high temperature applications in fluid sealing or thermal systems management, has partnered with an east coast sales agency called Technical Products Incorporated (TPI). TPI will be responsible for opening new doors in the lucrative...

2014-09-15 20:20:59

FlexEnergy's Bakken fleet proves market leading performance, providing multiple Oil & Gas operators with continuous, clean power using associated gas as fuel. PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the Bakken Oil & Gas operators are looking to reduce the flaring of waste gases and cut down on their site power costs. FlexEnergy Gas Turbines are able to use this gas to provide electricity, reduce emissions and allow customers to minimize downtime at site, all...

2014-09-15 16:21:24

Adds engine and power system distribution to complement existing truck distribution business BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire MTU Detroit Diesel Australia ("MTU-DDA"), a leading distributor of the world's finest diesel and gas engines and power systems, operating across the on- and off-highway markets in...

2014-09-15 16:21:04

New XT Enduro Series(TM) is the strongest, most comfortable line of tractors, backed by the industry's strongest warranty NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cub Cadet, the leader in outdoor power equipment, unveiled today at its National Dealer Convention the new standard in strength and comfort - the XT Enduro Series lawn tractors. Every detail in this new series has been crafted with strength in mind including the strongest warranty in the industry. In addition, a host of...

2014-09-15 16:20:53

Membership Enhances Service to End Users in Multiple Industries BURTON, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HEXPOL Compounding, a leading global provider of elastomer compounds, recently joined NIBA, The Belting Association. As a leading supplier of elastomer products for the rubber belting and belt cover markets, business relationships through NIBA membership will help HEXPOL develop better solutions for the belting market. HEXPOL is known for formulating quality custom compounds per...

2014-09-15 12:22:30

Community Involvement Spikes Post-Consumer Collection CROFTON, Md., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EPS Industry Alliance (EPS-IA) released its annual report documenting the amount of expanded polystyrene (EPS) recycled throughout the country. The 2013 EPS Recycling Rate Report shows continuous growth in the amount of EPS recycling as a result of ongoing collection and processing technology advancements and new market developments for recycled EPS. The report...

2014-09-15 12:21:30

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mature Category to Enjoy Incremental GrowthThis research service provides an overview of the North American ride control components aftermarket. It includes unit shipment and revenue forecasts, percent of revenue by product type, pricing analysis, distribution channel analysis, and market share analysis. The base year is 2013, the historical data is presented for 2009 through 2012, and the forecast period is 2014 through 2020. In the forecast...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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