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How do I Calculate the Force from a Bolt Used as a Jack Bolt

02/17/2017 by oreo_king802001
We have a weldment that has 2 steel blocks that are threaded. We install a 1" Gr 8 Coarse thread bolt into each one. They are used as jack bolts so on...
Views: 141, Comments: 5
Last comment 02/18/2017 by Rixter

Power Limitation and High Exhaust Temperature of Single stage Impulse (Curtis) S

02/16/2017 by Anonymous Poster
Dear All, We are operating a large Ammonia Urea Complex in Pakistan. Following are details of Steam Turbine driving Boiler Feed Water pump at our exp...
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Last comment 02/17/2017 by truth is not a compromise

Does Coriolis Force Act On A Planetary Gear?

02/14/2017 by TeeSquare
The axis of a planet gear on a rotating arm has a tangential velocity besides its own angular velocity, both absolute and relative to the arm. I am un...
Views: 185, Comments: 22
Last comment 02/16/2017 by TeeSquare

What Size 12-pt Socket Fits a 1/4-in Square Nut/Bolt Head?

02/12/2017 by evang099
Welcome your advice. Thx, Evan
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Last comment 02/16/2017 by PWSlack
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Pump Technology Blog

94 blog entries, 591 comments (0 Viewing)

Pump Delivers Drug Doses Over Time

02/05/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The tiny, implantable drug-delivery pump for type 2 diabetes, being developed by Intarcia Therapeutics, works by releasing a drug into a patient's bod...
Views: 83, Comments: 2
Last comment 02/06/2017 by Sid_Sidow

Subsea Pumps Market Poised for Growth

01/03/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
According to a Research and Markets report, North America is expected to lead the subsea pumps market in the coming decade, as the region's new explor...
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Workbench Creations

166 blog entries, 2105 comments (0 Viewing)

Del's Quiz Question!

01/11/2017 by Del the cat
You obviously couldn't make an arrow out of 2 layers of printer paper, it would buckle as it tried to flex round the bow. What would happen if you ma...
Views: 257, Comments: 15
Last comment 01/12/2017 by StandardsGuy

Backlight Fix on Vizio E420 LCD TV

09/08/2016 by HUSH
There are many, many things I’m saving my money for. Vacation. A wedding. A house. A boat? So a few weeks ago when my living room television beg...
Views: 380, Comments: 5
Last comment 09/12/2016 by SolarEagle
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Valve Technology Blog

88 blog entries, 603 comments (0 Viewing)

Butterfly Valve for HVAC Applications

01/08/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Belimo Americas says their butterfly valve saves energy with up to 80% less power consumption than currently available products. The valve and actuato...
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Last comment 01/09/2017 by tcmtech

DOT Issues Flow Valve Rule

12/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration published a final rule expanding the requirement to install excess flow valves or manu...
Views: 115, Comments: 2
Last comment 12/08/2016 by corbinstein
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Motors Blog

77 blog entries, 1289 comments (0 Viewing)

Goal: Let's Elevate the Status of Manufacturing

11/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The disconnect between reality and the public perception of manufacturing jobs threatens the ability of manufacturers to attract workers. That's the b...
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Last comment 11/25/2016 by lyn

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...
Views: 205, Comments: 1
Last comment 09/23/2016 by rshirsagar5
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Mechanical Components Blog

127 blog entries, 914 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...
Views: 376, Comments: 3
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...
Views: 176, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/08/2016 by James Stewart
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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: 90, 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...
Views: 268, Comments: 0
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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...
Views: 338, Comments: 0
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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...
Views: 381, 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...
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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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