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2014-04-14 12:21:18

Awareness campaign educates drivers for safe summer roads VERNON, BC, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - How many more metres does it take for a vehicle to stop when a child darts onto the road if the speed rating of the tires has been downgraded? How much closer are drivers to experiencing a blowout on hot summer roads when they've bought tires online with the wrong speed rating? As thousands of Canadians are about to switch to summer tires, Kal Tire is using some startling test drive...

2014-04-14 12:20:51

LOVELAND, Colo., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VanDyne SuperTurbo(TM) Inc. has completed a Series C equity financing round of $15 million. The round was led by Northwater Capital's Intellectual Property Fund with participation by existing investors in the Company. Proceeds from the financing are being invested into the final phase of commercialization of the SuperTurbo(TM) technology. The SuperTurbo(TM) technology integrates the functions of supercharging and turbocharging into a...

2014-04-13 23:02:47

Hartzell Air Movement receives order for new large centrifugal fans! Piqua, OH (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Hartzell Air Movement is pleased to announce that they just received an order from the second largest wastewater treatment facility in Colorado for two Series 41 fiberglass backward curved airfoil centrifugal fans. The 66-inch fans include efficient 66% width Hartzell FA molded wheels. These fans will pull odorous air and hazardous gases such as carbon dioxide and methane gas out of the...

2014-04-12 23:02:47

General Patent Corporation settles patent infringement lawsuit filed by its subsidiary, LaserDynamics, LLC, against Haier America Trading, LLC, with Haier taking a license for U.S. Patent No. 5,587,981. Suffern, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and IP management firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, LaserDynamics, LLC, that it settled a patent infringement lawsuit against Haier America Trading, LLC of New York, N. Y....

2014-04-11 04:20:24

TAMPERE, Finland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tamturbo is proud to rank among the top 10 most promising cleantech companies in the Nordis. The ten companies represent the very best and most innovative within novel Nordic cleantech. The companies have been selected through a very careful selection among over 100 applicants. First, a jury consisting of over 50 representatives from venture capital funds and industrial companies have graded the companies. Then the entrepreneurs...

2014-04-10 23:30:50

Hoggan Scientific's New RSI Rehab Strength Indicator for Precise Strength Assessment and Exercise Monitoring; “A Must for Physical, Occupational and Sports Therapy” - Earl Van Wagoner, Designer Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Hoggan Scientific, LLC, a Utah-based company and industry leading manufacturer of dynamometers, force gauges, and instrumentation sensors for medical and ergonomic markets, announces its new RSI Rehab Strength Indicator ready for immediate...

2014-04-10 12:29:59

Trade Press and Flash Report Subscribers CHICAGO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Month Ending March 31, 2014 March YTD - March Beginning Inventory 2014 2013 %Chg 2014 2013 %Chg Mar 2014 ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- -------- 2WD Farm Tractors < 40 HP...

2014-04-10 08:21:43

INDIANAPOLIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions and hybrid-propulsion systems, will hold its first quarter 2014 results conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 17. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Lawrence E. Dewey, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David S. Graziosi will review the company's financial performance...

2014-04-10 08:20:45

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j2sp3s/global_light) has announced the addition of the "Global Light Vehicle Electronic Braking Market 2008 To 2028" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j2sp3s/global_light ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE...

2014-04-10 04:20:39

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pzjcnv/the_advanced) has announced the addition of the "The Advanced Chassis Systems Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pzjcnv/the_advanced ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Chassis technology [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pzjcnv/the_advanced ] today is one of the key...


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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