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Process Piping Question

11/27/2016 by duffdr
not sure if this is the right forum, but here is my question... putting in a chiller system to handle inhibited glycol fluid through heat exchangers t...
Views: 322, Comments: 26
Last comment 12/03/2016 by lyn

Heat Treatment of Metal

11/21/2016 by spectrographic_uk
Is it possible to detect if a steel is heat treated or not, only by its microstructure and chemical composition?
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Last comment 11/25/2016 by PWSlack

Resin Blending

11/18/2016 by Anonymous Poster
Hello, I was wondering if you know of a formula or math program, etc. that will allow one to mix or blend, say, different totes of resin that have dif...
Views: 151, Comments: 7
Last comment 11/19/2016 by lyn

Periodic Elements Table Everyday Use

11/10/2016 by vsar
Found this interactive periodic table of elements for everyday applications /usage...even non-engineers can share and easily relate to! Could be bett...
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Last comment 11/16/2016 by PWSlack
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Oil & Gas Technology

72 blog entries, 693 comments (0 Viewing)

Safer BOP Systems

11/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Blow out prevention systems — BOPs for short — are one of the most widely studied components of deep sea production systems. They are big,...
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North Sea Decommissioning Faces Challenges

11/03/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Rigzone reports a 50% increase in decommissioning proposals since April 2016. And the challenge is huge, with 151 fields expected to shut down over th...
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Coatings & Surface Engineering

105 blog entries, 477 comments (0 Viewing)

Coating Enables an Unobstructed View into the Human Body

11/18/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Camera-guided endoscopes help clinicians look inside the body to diagnose and treat many different conditions. Researchers have engineered a transpare...
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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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Chemical Manufacturing

108 blog entries, 366 comments (0 Viewing)

Reproductive Harm Seen in Bisphenol S

10/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Bisphenol S, or BPS, a chemical compound found in household plastics and food packaging, could be just as harmful to the reproductive system as Bisphe...
Views: 220, Comments: 3
Last comment 10/24/2016 by jack of all trades

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...
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Last comment 09/19/2016 by James Stewart
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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...
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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...
Views: 502, Comments: 5
Last comment 09/26/2016 by James Stewart
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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: 264, 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...
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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

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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
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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...
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Industries Serving Global Needs

08/09/2013 posted in Common Purposes
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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...
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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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