When Endeavour astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper dropped her toolbag during a spacewalk on Nov. 18th and it floated away, mission controllers probably thought they'd seen the last of it. Think again. Amateur astronomers have been monitoring the backpack-sized toolbag as it circles...
The president of the United Steelworkers, Leo Gerard, explains why he thinks the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster was criminal negligence and not an accident.
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...
Market Specific Solutions for the Pulp and paper Industry
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.