Made for heating revolving rolls, platens, molds, jacketed tanks and autoclaves, the Hot Oil Systems are designed for consistent heating in petrochemical plants, pulp and paper plants, plastics manufacturing and pharmaceutical manufacturing. Their pre-engineered, proven design package has been field tested in continuous operation up to 650F. Even heat inside the tube bundle comes from low watt-density Incoloy 800 sheath heating elements, and the systems feature the unique "Buffer Tank" design. This design prevents degradation problems with hot oil (more than 150F) at the expansion tank, but without a nitrogen purge system. They can be run in a non-hazardous area by a remote, customized control panel.
Advertised as the "Most Powerful Tablet Under $100," the Kindle Fire HD 6 was too tempting for the team at iFixit to pass up. Join us to find out if inexpensive means cheap, irreparable, or just down right economical. It's teardown time!
The first photos made with a 3D-printed telescope are here and they're not as fuzzy as you might expect. A team from the University of Sheffield beat NASA to the goal. The photos of the Moon were made with a reflecting telescope that cost the research team £100 to make (about $161 US).
The increased adoption of wireless technology for mission-critical applications has revved up the global market for dynamic electronic general purpose (GP) test equipment. As the link between cloud networks and devices -- smartphones, tablets, and notebooks -- results in more complex devices under test, the demand for radio frequency test equipment is starting to intensify.
Much of the research on lithium-ion batteries is focused on how to make the batteries charge more quickly and last longer than they currently do, work that would significantly improve the experience of mobile device users, as well EV and hybrid car drivers. Researchers in Singapore have come up with what seems like the best solution so far -- a battery that can recharge itself in mere minutes and has a potential lifespan of 20 years.
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.