Monthly Archives: January 2016

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DESIGNING AND PROTECTING PUMP SYSTEMS

  Many manufacturers offer pumps in standard materials that can be shipped quick at a minimal cost.  For some applications, this may be an attractive option.  For many applications in corrosive and/or erosive environments, a carefully planned design that considers the environment and requirements of the pump may reduce costs and fallout later. Factors to [...]

January 12th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Alloy K500 Nickel Copper

  Nickel Copper alloys are known to have excellent corrosion resistance in certain media and good physical properties. When most think of Nickel Copper alloys they think “Monel5”, and when they think “Monel5” they are more than likely thinking of Alloy 400. But there is another Nickel Copper alloy, one that with a slightly different chemistry [...]

January 12th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , |

Twitter Files Patent for Tweet-Controlled Drone

Twitter Files Patent for Tweet-Controlled Drone The social media corporation applied on Thursday, Dec. 17 for a patent for a “messaging-enabled unmanned aerial vehicle,” which could receive commands from “a messaging platform.”  This means that each Twitter account could have its own drone associated with it, or a drone could be controlled through “democratic means.” [...]

January 11th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , |

Volvo and Microsoft to “KITT” Out Cars with Remote Voice Control

Volvo and Microsoft to "KITT" Out Cars with Remote Voice Control Fans of Knight Rider, the day you've been waiting for has arrived. Volvo and Microsoft have paired up to allow forward-thinking owners to remotely control their cars by talking to a "smart band" connected with the Swedish brand's On Call smartwatch app. If you [...]

January 11th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , |