MATERIALS: NewAge® Industries’ line of nylon hose clamps, called Kwik ClampTM, now withstands temperatures ranging from -40 to 302F (-40 to 150C) and handle moderate non-hydraulic pressure applications in a wide variety of industries. Kwik ClampsTM offer a patented double row of durable teeth to ensure a strong bond that will not vibrate loose. They are made from U.L.-listed, black, nylon 6-6 and cannot corrode or rust like some of their metal counterparts. As their name implies, installation and removal is quick; no tools are needed. Kwik ClampsTM are lightweight, non-conductive and may be reused. They are well stocked and available for same-day or JIT (Just In Time) shipment. More than 30 sizes are offered and range from ¼ through 4-1/4 inch nominal O.D. An assortment of fittings, tubing and reinforced hose is also stocked for complete fluid or air transfer systems.
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Neil Fromer is the executive director of the Resnick Institute, a program for energy and sustainability at the California Institute of Technology, working to develop new ideas and research technologies related to providing a sustainable future. He spoke to us about the severity of the current drought in California and how solar energy can help prevent such situations in the future.
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Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.