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Direct CO2 to Methane Conversion Using Affordable Catalysts?

10/21/2016 by Gavilan
This is WAY outside my box. Would anybody be willing to comment on the significance of this?
Pathfinder Tags: bio-fuels CO2 to Methane Conversion
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Last comment 10/21/2016 by Fredski

Polyester Resin Polymerization

10/18/2016 by tonyrox
my question is concerning polyester resin polymerization in overflow traps from the infusion process used in wind turbine blade manufacturing. Informa...
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Views: 186, Comments: 19
Last comment 10/21/2016 by SolarEagle

Friction of Wire Ropes

09/21/2016 by Stavros Stavropoulos
I would like to know what is the friction coefficient of steel wire ropes in the grooves of traction sheaves made of grey cast iron or ductile cast ir...
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Plastics & Resins Blog

130 blog entries, 450 comments (0 Viewing)

Plastic Materials Making Flight Light

10/09/2016 by QGuy
Machinable engineering plastics have been used in aerospace applications for over 40 years. Nylon and acetal materials have routinely been used as wea...
Pathfinder Tags: aerospace materials plastic Quadrant
Views: 359, Comments: 2
Last comment 10/14/2016 by Charlie Greenwood

Raygun Guitar Makes Music with Quadrant Techtron® HPV PPS

09/25/2016 by QGuy
For decades, luthiers (individuals who make or repair string instruments generally consisting of a neck and a sound box) have been searching for the p...
Pathfinder Tags: guitar materials plastic Quadrant
Views: 486, Comments: 5
Last comment 09/26/2016 by James Stewart
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Oil & Gas Technology

70 blog entries, 693 comments (0 Viewing)

Cyclical or Structural - the Oil Price Debate Continues

09/22/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Are oil prices still cyclical, or is there something new going on? As the industry digs itself out of the third largest price decline in 30 years, som...
Views: 182, Comments: 1
Last comment 09/23/2016 by tcmtech

Fracking Meets Sustainability

09/01/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In an industry clearly sensitive to environmental forces, can sustainable development and operating principles help fracking operations do a better jo...
Views: 203, Comments: 12
Last comment 09/04/2016 by phoenix911
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Chemical Manufacturing

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New Method to Gauge Water Content of Drugs

09/17/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Quantifying the water content of solid drugs is one of the most commonly performed chemical tests, with an estimated more than 130 million processes c...
Views: 135, Comments: 3
Last comment 09/19/2016 by James Stewart

Green Chemistry Gets Electric Jolt

08/14/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A common chemical reaction that typically involves using either toxic or costly reagents can now be achieved using safe, inexpensive chemicals and goo...
Views: 149, Comments: 0
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Coatings & Surface Engineering

104 blog entries, 477 comments (0 Viewing)

Hydrogel That Doesn't Dry Out Could Be Used for Artificial Skin

09/16/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a way to keep hydrogels hydrated, using a technique that could lead to longe...
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Bioactive Film Improves How Implants Bond with Bone

08/25/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers from several universities have developed a technique for coating polymer implants with a bioactive film that significantly increases bondi...
Views: 67, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/29/2016 by vsar
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Plastics Fabrication

84 blog entries, 320 comments (0 Viewing)

Sunlight Powers Oscillating Film

09/03/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Scientists are working on a film that oscillates when exposed to visible, unprocessed sunlight. What makes this film different from others, however, i...
Views: 188, Comments: 1
Last comment 09/03/2016 by Rixter

Printing into Thin Air

08/22/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Harvard researchers are 3D printing directly into the air without the need for a substrate. The technique uses a silver nanoparticle ink sent through...
Views: 171, Comments: 0
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Glass, Ceramics, Fibers & Fabrics

116 blog entries, 936 comments (0 Viewing)

The Significance of Roll Cleaning in Process Equipment

08/29/2016 by SavvyExacta
The goal of roll cleaning is to keep contaminants off the roll during the production process. Proper roll cleaning saves money by increasing efficienc...
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Smart Clothing's Silver Lining

06/06/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The biggest hurdle to functional smart clothing - apparel with integrated electronics to monitor your vital signs or power your smartphone - has been...
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Organ Pipes: An Enduring Application for Lead

03/08/2016 posted in Notes & Lines
by Jonathan Fuller
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has thrown lead contamination (as well as poor government oversight and possibly corruption) into the public spo...
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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
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Modern Living Through Chemistry? Electronics? Agriculture?

08/10/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Can man live by bread alone? This rhetorical question has its roots in the Bible where related phraseology is found three times and the intent is s...
Pathfinder Tags: AT&T Bible chemistry communications DuPont ...
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Industries Serving Global Needs

08/09/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
A chicken is interested in the person who wants bacon and eggs for breakfast but the pig is committed. It's a light quip (for all but the pig!) but...
Pathfinder Tags: agriculture chemicals electronics petroleum transportation
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Risk and Its Part In Engineering Failure

02/21/2012 posted in OH CR4P!
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Ever played the board game RISK? Even if you haven't, you've most likely heard of it. The game is aptly named because, regardless of the strategy im...
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Last comment 07/28/2016 by MR. Guest