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Wow, Where's My Roller Skates?

09/18/2014
posted in General Discussion
by SolarEagle
Is this the world's largest skating rink? Well no this is actually a picture of the future, which surprisingly enough is taking place in Russia rig...
Pathfinder Tags: fast reactor nuclear energy
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Reman Technology for Diesel Engines.

09/18/2014
posted in New Technologies & Research
by pranav14
Hello , Is there online training material available including reman processes to salvage the components on Reman Technology for Diesel Engines (6 cyl...
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Power Cable In Parallel

09/18/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Dalton
Dear Experts, Is it required by any Electrical code such as IEC, NEC BS to install a Circuit Breaker in each cable connected in parallel in 1 phase o...
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Reg: Leather

09/18/2014
posted in General Discussion
by ragavan
Can somebody tell what will be the cost difference between Top leather and Split Leather.A rough difference in % is also ok. This is for Automotive P...
Pathfinder Tags: leather
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Circuit Breaker

09/18/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by cckla
What is the difference between instantaneous type and inverse time circuit breaker ? Is the Class B or C MCB classified in one of the above ?
Pathfinder Tags: circuit breaker mcb
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Alternator Voltage Regulation

09/18/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by sauravbabu
Hi, Voltage regulation (max) in static conditions is specified for an alternator. What does the static conditions actually mean? Regards, sks
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Last comment 09/18/2014 by Rixter
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Micom P143 Check Synch Feature

09/17/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by newtesting engineer
Hi everybody, We are using P143 for synchronisation of our 30 MW generator with existing bus. This is the first time we are using P143 at generator l...
Pathfinder Tags: Micom P143 relay
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Space Contracts

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/nasa-picks-boeing-space-x-to-take-us-astronauts-into-space-2014-09-16?siteid=rss
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Optical Illusion or Not

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by netmaker
Line A. is supposed to be 5'. Line B is supposed to be 5. 'Line C. is 12'. Customer says that A and B are both 5' and this picture is just an opt...
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Finding TDC on a SBC...But Think Out of the Box!

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by SSCpal
I have a SBC in my hot rod. A Potvin blower attaches to the front of the motor and therefore there is no damper or timing marks. I know I can pull a h...
Pathfinder Tags: sbc tdc timing
Views: 165, Comments: 31
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442 Million Miles Later

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
asa.gov/mission_pages/maven/main/ Mars we're back
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Last comment 09/18/2014 by vermin
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Hot Bar Bonding Machine

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by Jane11
Has anyone tried to make a DIY device that works like a hotbar bonding machine?I need only from time to time to change FPC( flexible printed circuits)...
Views: 86, Comments: 6
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Faulty Alternator

09/17/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by rajrao
Dear All Alternator installed at Waukesha Gas Engine for two (02 No;s) batteries 200 A each for supply of 24 V to panel. Batteries water make up has...
Pathfinder Tags: Faulty Alternator
Views: 141, Comments: 7
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Snapper Which Holds Socks Together

09/13/2014
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by Heidi
How does one go about snapping a pair of socks together so that the pair survives a turbulent wash in a washing machine? Does one test the inward forc...
Views: 533, Comments: 72
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Is Spray Foam Insulation as Safe as Advertised?

09/14/2014
posted in Chemical & Material Science
by kevinm
Should those of us who have sprayed foam insulation be worried? I watched and episode of Market Place on TV and they sure raised a few problems. I had...
Views: 433, Comments: 44
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Is DownWard Air Flow Necessary For Lift?

09/12/2014
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by az native
Dear gurus- This question is for physicists and aerodynamic experts.Several times I introduced here myself, and emphasized that I have no formal high...
Pathfinder Tags: Airflow lift pressure differences thrust
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Last comment 09/16/2014 by Hooker
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Motor Question

09/13/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by mahi7
I have a motor the rated voltage of that motor is 120 but in my home there is 220v supply I want to run that motor in my home but how I don't have tra...
Pathfinder Tags: education
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    In[visibile] Pollution

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    “This, officer, is not a truck. It is a housecar.” The Incomplete History of the Brooks Stevens Motorhomes

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    1925 Ford Snow Flyer

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    New U.S. Efficiency Standards Set to Start

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    Guided Robots to Speed Fuselage Build

    09/15/2014 posted in Aerospace Blog
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    How Manufacturers Use Flexible Honing Tools

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    D.O.D.G.E. – Detroit’s Old Diehards Go Everywhere

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    Train, Retain, and Motivate: A Guide to Finding and Keeping Maintenance Talent

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    Energy Storage Solution in the Bag?

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    Nano-Supercapacitors Can Help Cut EV Batteries Charging Time

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