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diesel engine starting problem

03/27/2015 by dks
We are using four nos of diesel engines , CAT make , model D3512B with Kato alternator designed to run in parallel or standalone mode. In one of the e...
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03/27/2015 by mohgamal201365
what is spolchemie epoxy resin ? thank you in advance
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Sizing Neutrals Single Phase Distribution

03/27/2015 by naha
With increasing non linear loads in residences will it not be prudent to have incoming 4 pole breakers with neutral rated for 2 times than phase conta...
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Last comment 03/27/2015 by Wal

Busbar Chamber Thermograph

03/27/2015 by hrk
Dear friends kindly post the method of doing thermogrpahy of bus bar chambers. It is not advisable to thermograph with panel doors in open. hrk
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May I use the APFC at DG?

03/26/2015 by muthuk10
We are using 750 kva DG for 200 TPH crusher during full load operation we are observed at DG display pf is 0.58 . now my question is. 1. may I use po...
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Superconducting Power Cable Supplying German City

03/13/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The world's first superconducting grid power cable has seen service in Germany for more than six months with good results, leading to plans for ex...
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Drones Take Over Hazardous Line Work

02/15/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Updates to OSHA will soon require improved fall protection for workers climbing electric utility poles and towers, and this will impact how work...
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Last comment 03/24/2015 by Wal

Is RF Radiation More Dangerous Than We Think?

02/13/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Wireless devices, like cell phones, generate RF electromagnetic fields that are classified as class 2B carcinogens by the World Health Organizati...
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Last comment 03/26/2015 by Phys
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Shock, Vibration and Noise Blog

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Science Develops a Spider Sense

03/01/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Spiders detect the tiniest of vibrations to avoid danger. Scientists hope to capture this "early alert" capability with "nanoscale crack junction-base...
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Vibration Monitors Keep Mining Machines Humming

11/11/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
In an effort to attain zero downtime, there is increasing demand for vibration monitoring systems. The mining industry, for example, is particular...
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Dynamic Sensor Connects to Smartphones

10/14/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Digiducer, an ICP Digital Dynamic Accelerometer, is being touted as the first integrated, rugged, high-resolution, broad frequency piezoelectric v...
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Power Generation and Distribution Blog

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Rules for the Future

02/24/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Huge changes are happening in the world of power distribution, and as the author of a new study from GTM Research writes, "The rules being written tod...
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Materials for the Next Level and Beyond

02/08/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
To meet the challenges encountered during the development of the next generation of electronic devices, designers search for the right blend of m...
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Running Out of Power?

12/21/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Power Magazine shares a rather stunning revelation: the world will need to build enough power plants to replace 40% of the existing fleet in the n...
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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

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Fiber Optic Cable to Speed Data Between Japan and England

02/05/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
By year-end 2016, a 1.6 inch diameter, 9,693 mile long fiber optic cable will begin transmitting data from Japan to the UK in just 154 milliseconds....
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Passive Part Size Matters for Manufacturing Efficiency

01/31/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
If one takes the time to do the math, the surprising result is that despite all the attention given to leading-edge active components like SoCs, fully...
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Google to Fund U.S.-to-Japan Fiber Optic Undersea Cable

10/30/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Google and five Asian telecom companies are funding an underwater fiber optic cable system that will connect the U.S. West Coast and Japan. With a...
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Lab Equipment Blog

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Labs Take Aim at Contamination

12/29/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Always wary of contamination, labs are becoming ever more watchful amid global concerns over Ebola and a much reported anthrax scare at a CDC fa...
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Scientists Rate the Top Lab Products

10/08/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
San Diego-based Illumina's MiSeqDx instrument, the first FDA-cleared in vitro diagnostic (IVD) next-generation sequencing system, has captured top hon...
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Environmental Arsenal Gets Stronger

08/29/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
From powerful mass spectrometers to mobile devices, tools available for environmental monitoring are becoming ever more efficient, notes this cover...
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