This new CSB safety video tells the tragic story of Devon Byrd and Wade White, two Mississippi teenagers who were killed October 31, 2009, in an oil tank explosion.
The astronaut who lost her tool bag on a spacewalk admits she made a mistake and says she should have checked to make sure it was tied down. Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper called it 'very disheartening in an interview with The Associated Press. (Nov. 19)
Some days we all do stupid things at work, but these pictures take the stupid to a whole new level.
Vilter's single screw compressors, for industrial refrigeration and gas compression, deliver longer life, higher reliability and better energy efficiency than twin screw compressors and have fewer moving parts than reciprocating compressors. The key to the single screw compressor's...
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Four impulse lines feed into a set of differential pressure transmitters in order to measure performance of a gas-turbine engine and as part of a surge control system.
How an RFID-enabled lift-truck can avoid the bulk storage problems encountered when using bar code systems.
Repetitive use of the wrist can put pressure on nerves, causing numbness, tingling and pins-and-needles.
Westinghouse uses robots to perform inspection and maintenance tasks in hazardous radiological environments.
Sliding vane positive displacement pumps have a number of vanes that are free to slide into or out of slots in the pump rotor. When the pump driver turns the rotor, centrifugal force, rods, and/or pressurized fluid causes the vanes to move outward in their slots and bear against the inner...
How sliding-vane pumps work, and a demonstration showing their effectiveness in moving both low- and high-viscosity liquids.
While cleaning a weightless grease spill during a spacewalk, astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper turned a tool bag into an asteroid.
SKF Ultrasonic Leak Detector for quick, easy detection leak detection The SKF TMSU 1 Ultrasonic Leak Detector is a high quality, user friendly, sensitive instrument capable of detecting air leaks through the use of ultrasound. Leaks are caused by fluid flowing from a high pressure...
The heart of the Stratos machines builds a top-quality, toggle system closing unit which is moved and operated by servo motors (in electric version) which guarantee high speed, precision and repeatability of movements. Linear bearings guarantee smooth movements and longevity of the...