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Safety codes

11/24/2015 by Padmanabhan Iyer
The mentality of the Engineers manning the core industries always take it for granted that nothing will go wrong in their out fit and compromise the s...
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Last comment 11/24/2015 by WJMFIRE

Difference in Simulation Mass Damper System

11/23/2015 by d1n0_dino
Good morning, What causes the difference in the outcome when simulating a second order mass damper system in 20 sim and just working out the equation...
Views: 122, Comments: 4
Last comment 11/24/2015 by Casper71

Efficient Water Pump

11/21/2015 by pnaban
which kind of water pump/impeller can pump more water with total head of around 60ft(suction,delivery,friction loss)from a shallow well
Views: 90, Comments: 11
Last comment 11/22/2015 by Codemaster

Where I Can Find the Details of Pneumatic Cylinder Using in Super Finishing M/C?

11/19/2015 by KULASEKARAN
Hi, I am looking for the specification/supplier/link/details of the Pneumatic cylinder using in "Through feed Super Finishing Machine". It looks dif...
Views: 222, Comments: 19
Last comment 11/23/2015 by dj95401

Diesel Engine Vibration

11/19/2015 by Alfred Coker
Hi everybody we have just concluded rewinding a 250KW alternator. At the initial start of the plant normal voltage was established, synchronizing wa...
Views: 265, Comments: 6
Last comment 11/20/2015 by Hilton
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Motors Blog

72 blog entries, 1284 comments (0 Viewing)

Drones - No Longer Science Fiction

11/02/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
Over the last couple years we've seen a dramatic increase in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by the private sector and the hobbyist. Major...
Views: 215, Comments: 17
Last comment 11/09/2015 by machia0705

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: 486, Comments: 0
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Mechanical Components Blog

122 blog entries, 903 comments (0 Viewing)

New Structures for Additive Manufacturing

10/28/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Most design software, one could argue, has been fashioned to help engineers do what they've always done, only faster. That tradition typically involv...
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A New Era Unfolds in Metal Machining

10/05/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Engineers at Purdue University have discovered an unknown phenomenon of metal deformation. Using high-speed microphotography during metal cutting, re...
Views: 267, Comments: 1
Last comment 10/06/2015 by bullardrr

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: 447, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/20/2015 by micahd02
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Pump Technology Blog

81 blog entries, 582 comments (0 Viewing)

ESOS Presents Opportunities to Invest and Improve: Deadline Approaches

10/26/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
All UK manufacturing and processing plants must undergo an energy-assessment and energy-saving audit by December 5, 2015, under the government's Ener...
Views: 102, Comments: 1
Last comment 10/27/2015 by jhhassociates

Laser Headlights Reach Farther Into the Night

09/07/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
If you've ever tried to negotiate sharp curves and turns on a dark country road, you'll appreciate this innovation. In addition to the latest generat...
Views: 408, Comments: 35
Last comment 09/10/2015 by Unredundant

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: 214, Comments: 3
Last comment 08/10/2015 by Charlie Greenwood
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Valve Technology Blog

78 blog entries, 584 comments (0 Viewing)

A Mixed Market

10/10/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Dropping oil prices, aging power generation plants, opportunities for LNG, growth in U.S. wastewater treatment, a faltering Chinese economy, a weaken...
Views: 156, Comments: 3
Last comment 10/12/2015 by phoenix911

Hackers Pose Explosive Threat

09/03/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Nuclear power facilities, manufacturing facilities, and even the Pentagon face growing danger from cyber criminals, according to security professiona...
Views: 266, Comments: 12
Last comment 09/08/2015 by Vincent.Jones

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...
Views: 207, 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 IHS 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...
Views: 348, Comments: 13
Last comment 09/16/2015 by Unredundant
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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: 225, 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: 182, 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: 114, 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: 422, 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: 227, 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...
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Views: 385, Comments: 13
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: 405, 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: 172, 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: 229, 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: 328, 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: 255, 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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Views: 221, 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: 961, 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: 294, 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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Views: 293, Comments: 11
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: 513, 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
Views: 542, Comments: 24
Last comment 12/12/2013 by truth is not a compromise