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HDPE

05/24/2015
posted in General Discussion
by Luke S.
I am interested in recycling used oil bottles. They are HDPE, is it possible to make to end product UV stabilized in the home shop or does it take spe...
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slimdrene - Provides quick and long lasting results

05/24/2015
posted in General Discussion
by Kaylasaywood
I would appreciate a concise explanation of Slimdrene as well. We'll take a look at how to restore Slimdrene when this happens. You have to locate a h...
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Coolant loss and steam from exhuast

05/24/2015
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by isaacsem
Recently I drove my car for about 5km without the radiator cap. When I saw the steam from the hood I pulled over and replaced the cap. After that thin...
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05/24/2015
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05/23/2015
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by Obst1982
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Primary Logic Circuit PLC Capabilities

05/23/2015
posted in Software & Programming
by Drew K
I am not familiar with the use of PLC (primary logic circuits). I had one on a project recently and it was used to control a series of heater bands an...
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1920s Barber Chair Hydraulic Problem!

05/23/2015
posted in General Discussion
by Chadder98
I just pick up a 1920s Emil j. Paidar barber chair that I'm restoring. The chair didn't pump up or spin. I finally dislodged it to spin and then start...
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Broaching a Cast Door Knob in Bronze

05/23/2015
posted in General Discussion
by STOLISMA
It's been a hot minute since I've been to the CR. I need some help! We've cast our bronze door knobs and now I need to broach them to 8mm on the diam...
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Help with designing a Load Cell with DMS

05/23/2015
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Ines
Hallo everyone, I am having a hard time solving this homework and don't have time anymore. Can anyone give me some hints please? ts please?
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Question about concrete.

05/23/2015
posted in Civil Engineering
by promise899
Dear sir, I have question about concrete air test, its commentery question. I added image below.. thanks for helps.. I think that; workability:3&...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by CaptMoosie
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MCEER/NEES/CSEE/CCR Collaborative Platform

05/23/2015
posted in Aerospace
by Hasts1961
https://vidia.ccr.buffalo.edu/resources/131
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Three Window Air Conditioners Catch on Fire

05/23/2015
posted in Electrical Engineering
by 1capybara
3 of our window air conditioners caught on fire. We "believe" the compressor motor went bad, and the start capacitor burst and started the fire. 2 of...
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Help Needed to Estimate Holding Voltage for Electric Clutch

05/23/2015
posted in General Discussion
by horace40
I have a Countax Westwood ride-on mower (and lots of long grass because it is not working) It has a Warner electric clutch that runs on 12 vdc. I am r...
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Testing a Viscous Coupling

05/21/2015
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by GrumpyGel
Firstly apologies, I'm not an engineer! I am a member of a LR Vehicle forum and there is debate about how to test the Viscous Coupling Unit (VCU) on F...
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Tyre Repairs Again

05/20/2015
posted in Transportation
by phph001
My car has no spare tyre; instead I am provided with a can of foam and an inflator. I used this to fix a puncture for my daughter. The repair worked,...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by Nigh
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Train Driver an Engineer?

05/22/2015
posted in General Discussion
by NotUrOrdinaryJoe
I have my doubts that these irresponsible train drivers that cause derailments at high speed are really engineers. I doubt that the guys picked out to...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by bakerjohn
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Drainage Water Has A Silver Color?

05/18/2015
posted in General Discussion
by likeinfo
Here in Oklahoma we have had a lot of rain . my question is .... the water that is seeping from the ground has a silver looking "color" but it is ju...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by Anonymous Poster
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Transistors and Lamps

05/18/2015
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Sheek
How can you design the control of a lamp using your fingers? Such that when two of them touch (index finger and thumb) the lamp goes on. I want to use...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by Rixter
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How to Loosen a Thread Pin from Bottom of Motor Shaft

05/18/2015
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by drlazor
Sorry I do not know the correct terms for these items, but I will do my best to describe. I have a hydraulic motor that attaches to a pulley. At the...
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Last comment 05/21/2015 by old salt
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The Precision (and Promise) of the James Webb Telescope

05/24/2015 posted in Scientific Instruments
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The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is scheduled for launch in October 2018, and when it becomes operational, it is expected to advance human...
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Hoverboard Flight Record

05/23/2015 posted in Roger's Equations
by Roger Pink
I thought this was some fun news I would pass along. Apparently a Canadian inventor, Alexandru Duru, set a Guinnes World Record for the farthest fligh...
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The 50 Year Persistence of Moore's Law

05/23/2015 posted in Semiconductor & MEMS Fabrication
by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
How many basic principles in the electronics industry have endured relatively unscathed for a half century? Moore's Law - coined in 1965 by young...
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The Cult of the Lawn: Background and Issues

05/22/2015 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by BestInShow
Disclaimer: This post is U.S.-centric. If you're a non-US reader, please tell us about lawns in your area. Do you wonder, as you push your lawnmowe...
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Security Concerns for Internet of Things

05/22/2015 posted in Sensors & Switches
by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
What security implications arise as the Internet of Things (IoT) develops? Editors from a major networking magazine convened a panel of experts fo...
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Caption this for 05/22/15

05/21/2015 posted in Caption This!
by LakeGrl
This weeks image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Nigh for submitting this image.
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Threads: How They are Made and Which to Use

05/21/2015 posted in Fastening, Joining & Assembly
by gbb1277
Threaded fasteners are common is all aspects of industry. The most important part of the threaded fastener is the threads. Threads can be created in...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by JWthetech
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There’s Only One Original Mad Max Interceptor and it’s Not in Australia

05/21/2015 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Editor's note: With Mad Max: Fury Road opening at theaters everywhere this weekend, we thought it appropriate to run a piece on the real star of...
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Last comment 05/21/2015 by C-Mac
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Taking the Jiggle Out of Machinery

05/21/2015 posted in Shock, Vibration and Noise Blog
by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
There's Jell-O and now there's Gell-Low. With its new series of anti-shock/anti-vibration mounts, Saelig hopes to satisfy the engineering communit...
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Last comment 05/22/2015 by James Stewart
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What Do You Want to Read About?

05/21/2015 posted in The CR4 Admin Blog
IHS will soon be featuring sponsored blog posts from suppliers on CR4. Don't worry! CR4 won't be overrun with sponsored content. There will be a max...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by Munster
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Implications of the Hacked Airliner

05/20/2015 posted in Aerospace Blog
by HUSH
I'm not sure if anyone around CR4 is a fan of the HBO comedy Silicon Valley, but it might be worth your time. The show has occasionally run afoul of...
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Last comment 05/22/2015 by matthew rapaport
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What Makes a Car Collectible?

05/20/2015 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
As pastimes go, it would be difficult to find one with as much diversity as the collector car hobby. Excuse the cliché, but when it comes to ca...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by Unredundant
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The Mathematics of Wrinkles on Curved Surfaces

05/20/2015 posted in Roger's Equations
by Roger Pink
An Unexpected Simplicity Sometimes problems exist for years simply because they are thought to be too complicated to solve. Then a group of researche...
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Last comment 05/21/2015 by James Stewart
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US HVAC Equipment Market and Forecast

05/20/2015 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
The Freedonia Group just released a 300+ page market study titled US HVAC Equipment Market and Forecast which presents historical demand data for 20...
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Sustainability and the Downstream Sector

05/20/2015 posted in Oil & Gas Technology
by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The downstream market is quite rosy now, but expecting it to continue is risky. Although margins boosted by low cost crude are poised for growth i...
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Growing Application of 3D Printed Valves

05/19/2015 posted in Valve Technology Blog
by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is not yet a common process for building valves, but that's changing. GE Oil & Gas is 3D-printing contro...
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