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2014-07-31 23:22:09

Confident Aire, Inc., an HVAC Company located in the Far West Suburbs of Chicagoland announces discounts on sump pumps and generators aimed at helping homeowners avoid disaster from violent storms during August, the rainiest month of the year in the Chicago area. Batavia, Illinois (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Did you know that in the Chicago area, August is the rainiest month of the year? According to the National Weather Service, Chicago receives on average 3 to 7 inches of rainfall during this...

2014-07-31 20:20:46

Grand Ledge Ford performs oil changes, brake and tire service in Lansing, Mich. LANSING, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many new and used car dealerships have always maintained a focus on vehicle sales, Grand Ledge Ford, a Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich., is shifting its focus to auto repair and vehicle maintenance procedures such as oil changes, brake service and tire replacement. The Ford dealership now provides drivers with the auto repair and vehicle...

2014-07-30 23:11:18

Diversified Machine Systems, Colorado Springs-based manufacturer of custom 3 axis CNC & 5 axis CNC routers, and large format CNC machine centers, and subsidiary brand, Freedom Machine Tool, announce product advancements on exhibiting CNC Routers in Booth #7953 at the International Woodworking Fair, IWF Atlanta 2014. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 U.S.-based Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Diversified Machine Systems (DMS), and subsidiary company, Freedom Machine...

2014-07-29 23:09:38

Clean Crawls, a local crawlspace and attic insulation and cleaning company, explains to readers how insulation blocks heat transfer within their homes—and how this saves homeowners money. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “Our years of experience with insulation has shown us that most homeowners fail to insulate their homes properly simply due to lack of understanding regarding the importance of preventing heat transfer and conduction,” Clean Crawls says in their recent article. Because of...

2014-07-29 23:02:44

The global heat transfer fluids market is growing at a CAGR of 6.10%, and is estimated to reach 641,218.19 tons by 2019. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/thermic-fluid-market-861.html. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The report, “Heat Transfer Fluids Market by Type (Mineral Oils, Silicone & Aromatics, PAG & Glycol Fluids, & Others), by Application (Oil & Gas, Chemical, CSP, Manufacturing Processes, Bio-Diesel, & Pharmaceutical), by Geography - Trends &...

2014-07-29 23:02:31

Global Roofing and Insulation Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2019 Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Roofing and insulation has many advantages such as exhibiting excellent barrier properties for the direct radiant heat from the sun, preserving energy and for achieving more comfort at less cost. Roofing and insulations have several benefits which ultimately help to lower the total energy consumption cost and provide greater comfort level along with the...

2014-07-29 23:01:27

The additions of newly developed Linear Bases for Flowserve Limitorque advances the MX and QXM non-intrusive actuators into the control and choke valve markets. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced it has developed a linear base that can easily attach to a Limitorque MX or QXM actuator for use in the electrical actuator control and choke valve...

2014-07-29 20:21:53

Find out how solar water heating can help save energy and money LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) recently kicked off its "Solar Summer Tour" and is in the process of shining the light on its first-ever, fully functional solar water-heated mobile unit. The unit is visiting 22 locations throughout Southern California this summer. Customers can tour the unit for free at one of its many stops throughout the end of August. The colorful, interactive...

2014-07-29 08:22:26

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Seals and Gaskets Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Automotive seals and gaskets assemblies check the passage of fluid between moving and stationary parts of the vehicle, respectively. Seals and gaskets serve multiple functions in a vehicle. They hold the necessary fluid, which may be liquid, gas, or vapor, in the working...

2014-07-28 20:22:59

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Variable Cam Timing Market2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255158/Global-Variable-Cam-Timing-Market2014-2018.htmlAbout Variable Cam Timing SystemsThe variable cam or in a broader sense, the VVT is a technology with integrated electronic and mechanical systems which allows the vehicle engine to have multiple camshafts. The engines having variable cams have an additional...


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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