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2012-12-01 05:00:37

Professional Equipment recently added the General Tools® Pipe/Duct Video Borescope System to its extensive line of testing and diagnostic equipment for plumbers, HVAC installers and other building trade professionals. (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Sometimes during inspections the need to see deep into plumbing pipes or ductwork and a $350 borescope won´t reach far enough, but spending more than $2500 for a pipeline reel camera system isn´t feasible either. Recognizing the need for...

Revealing The Health Of Bridges Through Sound
2012-10-23 13:51:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With America´s aging infrastructure in need of repair, physicists are looking for ways to address and assist in the rebuilding effort that both presidential candidates are calling for this election season. In an attempt to better analyze the integrity of bridges, a research group from Brigham Young University has found a way to detect flaws in the structures by listening to how they resonate when struck with tiny droplets of...

2012-10-21 04:02:31

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Equipment & Services Market research report captures the market roadmap with market size estimates, revenue forecasts, value chain, product trends, competitive landscape, leading players, and their key developments, strategies and profile. (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Non-destructive testing (NDT) is a non invasive technique used to evaluate the integrity of a material, component or structure or quantitatively examine some characteristic of an object. Using a...

2012-10-19 04:00:06

iCRco continues its technology leadership through a renewed partnership with a branch of the U.S. armed forces. Irvine, California (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 The U.S.Army has ordered 50 VertX systems (single plate digitizers) from iCRco to provide high-quality healthcare services for its personnel. The iCRco VertX was chosen because it is an extremely durable system and met all of the rigorous tests conducted by the US Government. “The Army has been using VertxX for the past three...

2012-08-06 11:31:05

Leaky pipes are a common problem for the water industry: according to UK regulator, Ofwat, between 20 and 40 per cent of the UK's total water supply can be lost through damaged pipes. Developing more accurate ways of finding leaks would enable water companies to save revenue and reduce their environmental impact. The system invented at Sheffield tests pipes by transmitting a pressure wave along them that sends back a signal if it passes any unexpected features, such as a leak or a crack in...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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