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Lead Pipes

05/06/2016 by b weaver
Has lead water pipes ever been manufactured in this United States? Is it really lead pipes in Michigan or is it just contaminated pipes with lead?
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Last comment 05/23/2016 by James Stewart


04/29/2016 by Anonymous Poster
my question is i have a span of 27 meters footing tie beam and the available deformed bars here is from 6 meters up to 12 meters can i splice...
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Last comment 05/04/2016 by Codemaster

How to Connect Waste Pipes from Toilets on Several Levels

04/27/2016 by piolenc
I'm designing my own future house, which will have toilets on three levels, and of course I want to consolidate the waste pipes into a single septic t...
Views: 623, Comments: 27
Last comment 04/29/2016 by old salt
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Building & Design Blog

187 blog entries, 1430 comments (1 Viewing)

Mushrooms a Magic Building Insulation Alternative

05/22/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Styrofoam has been one of the most trusted building insulation materials since the late 1940s. The blue foamed, extruded polystyrene product posse...
Views: 271, Comments: 5
Last comment 05/23/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

Fire Can't Crack New Concrete

03/18/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Concrete is one of the oldest building materials known to man. It also loses its structural integrity when exposed to fire. But Engineering360 report...
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Last comment 03/22/2016 by James Stewart

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge

03/07/2016 by Chelsey H
If you're looking for an interesting experience while traveling through Japan you might want to travel along the Eshima Ohashi Bridge! Imag...
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Last comment 03/22/2016 by phoenix911
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Construction Tools & Equipment

63 blog entries, 347 comments (0 Viewing)

Heavy Lifting in Tight Spaces

05/19/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Commercial job sites with limited space and weight restrictions can now take advantage of an eight-axle all-terrain crane. Unveiled at the recent Baum...
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Flat-top Cranes Tower Over the Competition

02/16/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Commercial building crews constructing mega-sized high rises will get a lift out of a new generation of upgraded flat-top tower cranes, or so Interna...
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Big Excavator Runs on Rubber

01/16/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A new Tier IV-compliant wheeled excavator is now available to contractors who regularly require their machines to traverse finished asphalt roadbeds...
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Global Corrosion Costs Reach $2.5 Trillion Annually

04/22/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
From pipelines to water treatment plants and airplanes to bridges, the annual global cost of corrosion is $2.5 trillion. A study by the trade associa...
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Last comment 04/25/2016 by Neiljohn

Revised Standard for Rotating Electrical Equipment Repair

03/26/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has updated its Recommended Practice for the Repair of Rotating Electrical Apparatus. The update...
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Last comment 03/27/2016 by suresh sharma

3D Printing Advances Yield New Possibilities on the Plant Floor

03/13/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
As 3D printing technology evolves, so too do applications in manufacturing. HP is entering the fray with a new line of 3D printers that use a proc...
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

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New High Efficiency Refrigerants for Low Pressure Chillers

04/13/2016 by geanorm
A potential drop-in replacement for R-123 in water chiller applications was proposed recently by Chemours, the American chemical company that was spun...
Pathfinder Tags: centrifugal compressors chillers gwp HFO New Refrigerants ...
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Last comment 04/13/2016 by tcmtech

America's Most Trusted HVAC Brand

03/30/2016 by geanorm
For the second consecutive year, Trane ranks highest in trust among Heating and Air Conditioning System Brands according to Lifestory Research 2016 Am...
Pathfinder Tags: hvac industry purchasing trends
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Last comment 03/31/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

Manufacturer's Salary Survey Tells All

03/17/2016 by geanorm
More than 900 executives and managers of U.S. manufacturing companies responded to the 2016 Industry Week Salary Survey. Among the more interesting fi...
Pathfinder Tags: Business Profits engineering expertise Manufacturing Consultants trends
Views: 239, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/18/2016 by Malcolm Stephen
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VFD Technology Drives HVAC Efficiency

03/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Operating motors at reduced speed and horsepower to meet actual load conditions is an integral part of evolving HVAC codes and standards. The need to...
Views: 147, Comments: 0

Heat Transfer Basics Keep Cooling Towers Running

02/28/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Considering how critical cooling towers are for heat transfer in facilities, one would think that they are carefully maintained. But often the lack o...
Views: 153, Comments: 1
Last comment 02/29/2016 by horace40

Zone in on HVAC Zoning

12/02/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Zoning offers huge opportunities for HVAC contractors, but it takes a lot of thinking and labor to implement it correctly. As a result, zoning remain...
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How Would You Fix It? Garage Foundation

08/27/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by SavvyExacta
The photos below are of a pre-1900 building that was most recently used as a garage. As you can see, there is a problem with the foundation. A plan f...
Views: 878, Comments: 24
Last comment 08/29/2015 by machia0705

Caption This for 06/14/13

06/13/2013 posted in Caption This!
by Kaplin
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Usbport for submitting this image.
Pathfinder Tags: bridge Caption this engineering images fail funny images
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November 13, 1927 – The Holland Tunnel Opens

11/13/2009 posted in "On This Day" In Engineering History
by Steve Melito
On this day in engineering history, the first of 51,694 vehicles drove through the Holland Tunnel, a dual-tube structure that passes beneath the H...
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DIY Grape Arbor (Part 1)

09/14/2009 posted in Workbench Creations
by U V
Well, it has been a busy summer. I built this grape arbor for my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. Then I had arthroscopic surgery on my knee last...
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Prepare for the Juan De Fuca Disaster

03/27/2008 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
The Juan De Fuca Plate is the modern-day cause of volcanic activity, earthquakes and tsunamis in the northwest quadrant of the continental United S...
Pathfinder Tags: disaster earthquake juan de fuca pacific northwest subduction ...
Views: 1025, Comments: 13
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Houston, We Have a Problem: Our City is Sinking!

03/20/2008 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
Poor land development choices and fresh water problems plague Houston, Texas. The coastal metropolis, located near the Gulf of Mexico, is like New...
Pathfinder Tags: Houston levee subsidence subsiding urban well
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