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2015-04-14 16:31:32

Market Research and Development Trend Forecast of Smart Home Industry in China by Supply and Demand, Financial Influences, Import & Export Trend and Expert Evaluation - New research report available

2015-04-14 16:22:17

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Savannah Machinery Works of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas ("MHPSA"), received recognition as the 2015 Georgia Manufacturer of the

2015-04-14 16:20:50

LAVAL, QC, April 14, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - It's been a long, hard winter for many Canadians and as signs of spring begin to appear coast to coast, Michelin Canada is reminding drivers that it's time

2015-04-14 12:23:25

Nonprofit celebrates #EarthMonth and says "Thank You" to early funders of Container #3 (C#3) TAOS, N.M., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-04-14 12:21:06

Lower-pressure farm tires create larger footprint to spread equipment weight GREENVILLE, S.C., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with lower commodity prices, farmers are looking for any

2015-04-14 08:23:52

GLASTONBURY, Conn., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PW Power Systems, Inc. (PWPS), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

2015-04-14 08:21:37

Auto Shanghai 2015 will showcase company's growth plans in China by showing newest advancements in seating, interiors and batteries PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global automotive

2015-04-13 12:21:54

SAGINAW, Mich., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexteer Automotive, a global tier one supplier committed exclusively to wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, announced today

2015-04-13 08:37:27

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electric Household Appliances in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Major Electric Household


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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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