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Single Pass vs Double Pass Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems

11/30/2015 by Anonymous Poster
What is diffrent single & double pass ro?
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Electron Sharing and Bonding

11/23/2015 by Mr. small
Hello everyone, I am a bit confused. They say unlike charges attract one another, like charges repel, then why does in covalent and ionic bonding, el...
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Last comment 11/23/2015 by Deefburger

How to Distinguish "Bainite Phase" from Pearlite Phase in Steel Microstructure?

11/17/2015 by ddn.verma
I generally make mistakes in distinguishing "Bainite Phase" from "Pearlite Phase" in steel - microstructure when viewed under an optical microscope in...
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Last comment 11/18/2015 by Andy Germany

SAE Stainless Steel

11/08/2015 by sreeharshab
can SAE 416 SS used at -65 degree centigrade. ? If not which material can be used matching strength of SAE 416 SS at -65 degree c.
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Last comment 11/09/2015 by PWSlack

Re-Dissolving Sodium Silicate

11/07/2015 by piolenc
Years ago I bought a gallon of sodium silicate solution (42° Baumé) for use in silicate foam experiments. I then set most of it aside. Recently I want...
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Last comment 11/23/2015 by old salt
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Plastics & Resins Blog

126 blog entries, 439 comments (0 Viewing)

Gauging Green Composites

11/22/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
In an effort to quantify how "green" cellulose reinforced composites really are, a team based out of Imperial College London and University College L...
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Last comment 11/24/2015 by Sciesis2

Juice and Germs in 3D

12/20/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
What do you get when you combine 3D printing, bacteria, and orange juice? A synthetic material that can be used in both medical and non-medical applic...
Views: 525, Comments: 2
Last comment 12/21/2014 by Noudge79
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Chemical Manufacturing

97 blog entries, 344 comments (0 Viewing)

Biocompatible Molecule Improves Allergy Treatment

11/15/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Allergies can pose a serious health threat to many people, causing a severe rash, itching, and difficulty breathing; sometimes even leading to death....
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Back to the Future for Petrochemicals

10/15/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Looks like it's "back to the future" for petrochemicals. The extended slide in crude oil prices and the prospect of it taking years for a full price...
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Ammonia Demand to Grow with Food Need

08/14/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
With the world population expected to grow by another 1 billion people over the coming years, feeding this burgeoning population will require new agr...
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Last comment 08/20/2015 by English Rose
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Coatings & Surface Engineering

95 blog entries, 441 comments (0 Viewing)

New Anti-Microbial Paint for Hospitals

11/04/2015 by HUSH
I believe I've mentioned before that I spent my college days patrolling aisles of a local hardware store for beer money, erm…book money. That...
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Last comment 11/16/2015 by phoenix911

Simple Coating Promotes Carbon Capture

10/16/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Scientists say "it's all about surface area," when it comes to their new baking soda-based carbon capture breakthrough. The team developed a new type...
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Last comment 10/16/2015 by Fredski

Graphene Coatings Can Condense More Power

07/17/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a way to improve heat transfer from steam condensers in electricity...
Views: 325, Comments: 0
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Plastics Fabrication

82 blog entries, 319 comments (0 Viewing)

Houston, We Don't Have a Problem

10/25/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
With the ability to heal itself from the penetration of a bullet in less than one second, a new material developed by a team at the University of Mic...
Views: 272, Comments: 3
Last comment 10/28/2015 by Legolaz

Chip Off the New Block

09/15/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at Duke University are telling the world that integrating lasers on silicon chips is so yesterday: instead they've developed a method to...
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Scientific Scandal

05/01/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The international scientific community is responding to a serious breach of ethics in the publication of several papers from University of Texas r...
Views: 639, Comments: 25
Last comment 05/11/2015 by phoenix911
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Oil & Gas Technology

59 blog entries, 663 comments (0 Viewing)

Should Future Drillers Fear Demand Destruction?

12/01/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Both the International Energy Agency and the U.S. Energy Information Administration expect fossil fuel use to grow by 50% over the next 30 years. But...
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Winning the War on Shale

10/21/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
North American drillers have been fine tuning their operations at an astonishing rate to combat the war on shale. Concentrating on plays with favorab...
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Frack Water Disposal Getting Complicated

10/04/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The one thing most unconventional wells have in common is wastewater. In the U.S., both fracking fluids and produced water usually end up at treatmen...
Views: 205, Comments: 0
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Metals & Alloys

79 blog entries, 388 comments (0 Viewing)

Mini Motor Made Only of Liquid Metal

03/18/2015 by HUSH
Last week there were some dubious media reports that scientists were a step closer to T-1000 technology. Being the avid Terminator fan that I am, I...
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Views: 523, Comments: 0
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Glass, Ceramics, Fibers & Fabrics

112 blog entries, 897 comments (0 Viewing)

Carbon Nanotube Cloth as a Protective Suit

02/12/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
The field of nanotechnology is vast and we are talking about a new feather in its cap: carbon nanotube cloth. As the name itself suggests, it is som...
Views: 490, Comments: 2
Last comment 02/13/2015 by Mike Proctor

Long Road Ahead for Carbon Fiber

12/26/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Despite the growing use of carbon fiber in the automotive and aerospace industries to make cars and planes weigh less and cut fuel consumption, i...
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Last comment 12/29/2014 by Unredundant
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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...
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Views: 1011, Comments: 3
Last comment 08/11/2013 by roy hammy

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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Last comment 12/18/2013 by MillMatt

Risk and Its Part In Engineering Failure

02/21/2012 posted in OH CR4P!
by cheme_wordsmithy
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 04/23/2013 by N.

Flash Bainite Steel - Something New Under the Sun!

09/27/2011 posted in Speaking of Precision
by Milo
For those who thought they knew everything that could be known about heat treating steel. Minimizing time rather than maximizing temperature soak s...
Pathfinder Tags: flash processing formability heat treated steel heat treating steel
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Last comment 04/20/2013 by N.

Material Selection: Where Imitation is Not the Highest Form of Flattery

09/07/2011 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by geanorm
Editor's Note: CR4 would like to thank PJ Sikorsky of GEA Consulting for contributing this blog entry. Imitation may be the highest form of flattery...
Pathfinder Tags: engineering designs liberty ships material selection shipbuilding steel
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Last comment 05/29/2014 by indel

Material Selection: The Times, They Are A-Changing

08/10/2011 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by geanorm
Editor's Note: CR4 would like to thank PJ Sikorsky for contributing this blog entry, which complements his last post about material selection. Contin...
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Last comment 02/04/2013 by catisred