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Full Coupling

08/29/2015 by CORAL
Hello, I found that a small size of piping (less than 2") are connected using a full coupling sw between pipe with plain ends. I don't think that it...
Views: 140, Comments: 18
Last comment 08/30/2015 by tonyhemet

Acceptance Limit

08/29/2015 by pratyush
iso 4386 part -1 what accetance limit
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Last comment 08/30/2015 by lyn

How to Calculate No of Sparks Produced in a SI Engine?

08/27/2015 by sparshaaa
How to calculate no of sparks produced in a SI engine if the Engine is running at 4000 RPM?
Views: 307, Comments: 43
Last comment 08/28/2015 by IdeaSmith

Jerking of Robot Arm

08/25/2015 by Ganesha
I have designed a robotic arm driven by servo motor via a planetary gear box.I have used taper roller bearing & deep groove bearing to hold the dr...
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Last comment 08/29/2015 by ci139

Tool that Autonomously Builds Itself Down the Scale

08/23/2015 by ci139
- the robot set that "scales 'itself' down" to the job's scale (i hope you copy that) is there a known naming for such (don't bother to offer the "ut...
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Last comment 08/25/2015 by Crabtree
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Pump Technology Blog

79 blog entries, 546 comments (0 Viewing)

The Water/Wastewater Infrastructure: Challenges Loom

08/09/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The 2015 State of the Waster Industry Report was introduced at the recent American Water Works Association's Annual Conference and Exposition. Flow Co...
Views: 164, Comments: 3
Last comment 08/10/2015 by Charlie Greenwood

European Experts Train the Next Generation of Pump Engineers

04/30/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Austrian, German, and Swiss pump experts have been working in concert to make Germany's Pump.Ing open-study course the world's premier training gr...
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Q&A Session Delves into Pump Specs for Energy-efficient Buildings

02/26/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine turned a webinar question-and-answer session on ASHRAE 90.1 (Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Res...
Views: 231, Comments: 0
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Valve Technology Blog

76 blog entries, 569 comments (0 Viewing)

Proposed Rule Mandates More Valves

08/04/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A proposed rule would mandate installation of safety valves on new or replaced natural gas lines serving multi-family dwellings, small businesses, and...
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Fugitive Emissions Revisions Underway

06/12/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
From oil and gas to bulk powder, many industries are focusing on environmental sustainability. Specific concerns include managing fugitive emissions f...
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Growing Application of 3D Printed Valves

05/19/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is not yet a common process for building valves, but that's changing. GE Oil & Gas is 3D-printing contro...
Views: 132, Comments: 0
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Drives Blog

71 blog entries, 884 comments (0 Viewing)

Thumbs Up for the Hannover Fair

07/21/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The theme of this exhaustive Drives & Controls report from the 2015 Hannover Fair: Industry 4.0 and the trend toward more robots working along...
Views: 164, Comments: 0

Automate 2015 Review Highlights Motion-control Developments

06/01/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
AutomationWorld director of content/editor-in-chief David Greenfield takes readers on a tour of three booths at Automate 2015, March 23-26 in Chicago,...
Views: 168, Comments: 0

One-stop Automation Shopping at Automate 2015

04/20/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
An Automate 2015 (March 23-26, Chicago) show-preview article from Motion Control Online offers a technology showcase designed for anyone interested in...
Views: 99, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/20/2015 by Unredundant
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Workbench Creations

158 blog entries, 2005 comments (0 Viewing)

Fixing a Capacitively-started Motor

06/22/2015 by frankd20
From time to time I do HVAC work--I learned about it and got my certification for one particular project I was doing at the time. One of the tools re...
Views: 289, Comments: 14
Last comment 06/24/2015 by Rixter

How to Motorize a Projector Screen

06/15/2015 by frankd20
I have always wanted to set up a home theater, although I don't have a room I can dedicate to it. I do have a large space that can be used for movi...
Views: 198, Comments: 4
Last comment 06/23/2015 by Andy Germany

DIY Maple Syrup Making

03/22/2015 by joeymac
If you love maple syrup and have certain types of maple trees on your property, you can collect sap and make your own! It's that time of year when w...
Pathfinder Tags: maple syrup
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Last comment 03/24/2015 by Wal
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Hydraulics Blog

64 blog entries, 464 comments (0 Viewing)

Students Meet 'Chainless Challenge'

06/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Last month, teams of engineering students gathered in Southern California to compete in Parker Hannifin's Chainless Challenge to power a bicycle hy...
Views: 380, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/12/2015 by James Stewart

Hydraulic Efficiency Looms Larger and Larger

03/26/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
In a recent Hydraulics & Pneumatics column, hydraulics guru Brendan Casey says energy management will become a major issue for the industry ov...
Views: 154, Comments: 0

Simulations Speed System Validations

12/28/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
An extensive Fluid Power Journal tutorial highlights the utility of fluid power system simulations and how they save development time (and funds) by...
Views: 211, Comments: 0
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Motion Control Components

102 blog entries, 934 comments (0 Viewing)

Altered Interfaces Take on Wider Role in Automation

05/03/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Industrial HMIs are changing. Text and semi-graphical panels are disappearing, being displaced by wider screens with touch and multi-touch displa...
Views: 241, Comments: 3
Last comment 05/04/2015 by Kilowatt0

Controlling Machines from Your Eyeglasses

12/23/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
At first, it may have been easy to ignore the ubiquitous reports on Google Glass. Reasonable to figure that there might not be much behind the hyp...
Views: 241, Comments: 0
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Mechanical Components Blog

120 blog entries, 902 comments (0 Viewing)

Energizing the Era of the Exoskeleton

01/19/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The dream of using powered mechanics to increase the strength of human operators is finally marching forward. Exoskeletons have been trapped inside...
Views: 378, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/20/2015 by micahd02
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Motors Blog

71 blog entries, 1267 comments (0 Viewing)

What IoT Means for Motors

12/24/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
You've probably been hearing a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT) lately, but have you heard what it can do for motors? If not, you may be in...
Views: 403, Comments: 0
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Pneumatics Blog

96 blog entries, 635 comments (0 Viewing)

Pneumatics Help SpaceX Pursue "Out-of-This-World" Goals

11/15/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Despite recent catastrophes, the call for space exploration will continue. California-based SpaceX, a space transport services company, is pursuin...
Views: 483, Comments: 1
Last comment 11/17/2014 by rashavarek

Fluid Power to the Rescue

10/15/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers are using both pneumatic and hydraulic power in efforts to help patients suffering from crippling injuries. In this article, Hydraulics...
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Energy Storage Solution in the Bag?

09/13/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Can air and water combine to meet the challenge of storing energy from renewable sources? A Canadian start-up company called Hydrostor thinks so....
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Last comment 01/23/2015 by kennynabb6
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: GEA hvac industry HVAC technologies
Views: 206, Comments: 0

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...
Pathfinder Tags: buildings china hvac fabricated buildings Prefab Buildings
Views: 939, Comments: 10
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
Views: 277, Comments: 1
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...
Pathfinder Tags: Customer Centric Concepts Customer Satisfaction HVAC Partners
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: Corrosion HVAC Metallurgist materials materials selection New Refrigerants
Views: 488, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/26/2013 by 129CBRider

Ozone Layer Healing, But...

02/15/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
According to the ozone sensors on Europe's MetOp weather satellite, the hole over Antarctica in 2012 was the smallest in the last 10 years. Since...
Pathfinder Tags: Antartic hole global warming ozone layer
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