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Buckling Analysis of Spaceframe Using Beamend Force from Stress Analysis

08/24/2016 by nadam54321
We are designing structural steel space frame for solar concentrator of 24m x 24m dimensions. Static Stress analysis (SSA) has been studied considerin...
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Last comment 08/24/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

API 6A Chokes - PR1/PR2 Testings

08/22/2016 by dineshd
Hi all, Greetings!!! For API 6A Chokes, i have some below queries reg testings of validations. 1. i have design the chokes as per API 6A clause 4 wi...
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Last comment 08/23/2016 by PWSlack

Shaft Diameter Of Motor

08/18/2016 by eltech
The factory design for an 18.5kw, 2pole motor has a shaft diameter of 42mm, length is 110mm. If we extend the length to 300mm, What will the shaft dia...
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Last comment 08/21/2016 by PWSlack
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Valve Technology Blog

83 blog entries, 598 comments (0 Viewing)

Clean Rooms Critical to Valve Cleaning and Packaging

08/21/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Valves intended for oxygen service must meet special standards. The same holds true for valves used in critical service applications involving ozone,...
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Water Gas Valves Trending Upward

07/06/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Municipalities across the U.S. and the world are upgrading water and gas infrastructures and this bodes well for those valve markets. In fact, two sep...
Views: 86, Comments: 0
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Motors Blog

76 blog entries, 1287 comments (0 Viewing)

Using Software for Motor & Generator Analysis

08/15/2016 by SavvyExacta
Software can help engineers obtain standard motor/generator parameters, or design specialized virtual experiments. Users can display waveforms, FFTs o...
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First-ever FLNG Vessel to Star Eight Flameproof Motors

06/03/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Even as the global market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) slows a bit, industry experts predict long-term growth for the market in the Asia-Pacific a...
Views: 214, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/07/2016 by simonsd
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Mechanical Components Blog

127 blog entries, 913 comments (0 Viewing)

Safely Engineering Theme Park Rides

08/11/2016 by HUSH
After this year’s string of ride malfunctions, I may not make my annual pilgrimage to one of the several amusement parks within a few hours&rsqu...
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Last comment 08/15/2016 by tcmtech

Putting a New Spin on Bearing Research

06/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Data that tells engineers how rolling bearings behave under high centrifugal forces is scarce. That situation will soon change, as Germany's Friedric...
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Last comment 06/08/2016 by James Stewart
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Pump Technology Blog

89 blog entries, 586 comments (0 Viewing)

Emerging Trends Driving Vacuum Pump Sales

07/30/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Expanded use in the power industry as well as growing demand in the oil and gas, food processing, chemical processing, and semiconductor industries ar...
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Vacuum Pump Primer — Selection Tips Abound

05/28/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
This blog post covers vacuum pump selection for laboratories based on the application at hand. Learn the features and benefits of four pump types - r...
Views: 181, Comments: 0
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Motion Control Components

105 blog entries, 937 comments (0 Viewing)

Testbed Demos Time Sensitive Wireless Networks

05/01/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A broad swath of industrial automation firms have co-developed the first testbed aimed at demonstrating reliable functionality of wireless Ethernet c...
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Strengthening Security in Industrial Control Systems

03/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Maintaining reliable control of industrial systems requires more than deploying quality devices in a connected network. Today's operations require a...
Views: 64, Comments: 0
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Hydraulics Blog

66 blog entries, 464 comments (0 Viewing)

When to Choose a "Smart" Component

04/03/2016 by SavvyExacta
Deciding whether to upgrade to a component connected to the IoT (Internet of Things) can be tough. Will it be worth the investment? Will it be relia...
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Hydraulic Hybrids Could Better EPA Standards

12/03/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed future large diesel trucks burn from 16% to 24% less fuel by 2027. Parker Hannifin n...
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Mechanical Power Transmission

66 blog entries, 634 comments (0 Viewing)

A Self-contained Marine Hydraulic Clutch System with Integrated PTO

03/18/2016 by SavvyExacta
A self-contained hydraulic clutch system (SCS) can be a beneficial option for marine propulsion applications. For example, an SCS can offer: * Imp...
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Workbench Creations

162 blog entries, 2039 comments (1 Viewing)

3D Printing a NASA Space Wrench - Video

02/01/2016 by SavvyExacta
Watch our 3D printer create a NASA space wrench! You may have seen our previous posts explaining that we would be conducting a live Periscope broadca...
Pathfinder Tags: 3D Printing additive manufacturing NASA nasa space wrench periscope
Views: 540, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/12/2016 by MR. Guest

Wandering Worklight!

01/25/2016 by Del the cat
I've always fancied trying stop motion animation... Mrs Cat gave me a LED Torch/Worklight... it seems to have a mind of it's own! I should hav...
Views: 358, Comments: 8
Last comment 01/26/2016 by CaptMoosie
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Drives Blog

72 blog entries, 884 comments (0 Viewing)

Energy-saving VFDs Like Yoga for Motors

12/13/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
An interview with a variable frequency drive (VFD) product manager reveals the other benefit VFDs deliver, besides energy conservation: elimination o...
Views: 412, Comments: 0
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Pneumatics Blog

97 blog entries, 648 comments (0 Viewing)

Can Air Power Help Reduce Deadly Police Chases?

09/14/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Fictional high-speed chases may be fun to watch on TV or in movies, but the real thing can be deadly for innocent people who happen to be in the way...
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Last comment 09/16/2015 by Unredundant
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GEA Co-Sponsors Technical Conference

03/27/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
We are pleased to be one of the sponsors of the 2013 ASHRAE Region VI Technical Conference being held May 1 and 2 in our hometown of La Crosse, WI. T...
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World's Tallest Building (A Prefab) - Update From China

03/20/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
We have been following this ambitious undertaking of building the world's tallest building, the 220 floor "Sky City", in an incredibly short three mo...
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Last comment 07/22/2014 by RandallAvery

Supply Chain Insights - an Industry Veteran's View

03/13/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
In my thirty plus years in Strategic Supply Chain I have come to appreciate the constant evolution in our business. I'd like to share with you today...
Pathfinder Tags: global sourcing HVAC
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Last comment 03/14/2013 by JNB

Customer Centric Concepts – Unlocking the Secrets

03/06/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
The term Customer Centric Concepts came from our 25 years of experience developing and maintaining account relationships with Trane's National Account...
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Last comment 03/12/2013 by Yusef1

HVAC Materials – An Evolution

02/27/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by psikorsky
This week GEA's PJ Sikorsky answers questions about materials used in HVAC products over the years. 1. What has been the biggest change in materials...
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