Category Archives: Industrial

The most powerful engineering works of all times

In the latest survey amongst engineering applicants, the crucial question was the most powerful and influential engineer of the last one hundred years. Many of famous and charismatic names were announced, but the single name which is frequently arisen was Isambard Kingdom Brunel. If you have already known this personality and his works, you wouldn’t even ask what makes his career so impressive. It would not come as a surprise… Read Article →

The Most Widely Used Groups Of Water Resistant Paints

Depending on the origin of fillers, all the water-resistant paints are divided into the following groups: Mineral; Silicate; Acrylic; Silicone; They all differ in quality of the coating produced, and, of course, in price. For example, silicate paints and silicone groups are way more expensive than acrylic ones. But the coatings, which create these colors, provide unparalleled strength and resistance to damage of any kinds. However, the acrylic paints are… Read Article →

The essential role of ball valves in engineering systems

Today it is difficult to imagine even a basic engineering system, whether it be water, heat, gas, air conditioning or oi transportation infrastructure without flow control devices of various media, i.e. without the pipeline valves. The principle of operation of any pipeline valves is based on the change in the flow cross sections. One of the most common type that is used to shut off the flow of the medium… Read Article →

Gantry Cranes Mechanism Ins & Outs

This post is sponsored by Granada Material Handling, the gantry hoist and overhead crane manufacturing innovator servicing domestic UK and EU market. The article focuses on mechanism of gantry cranes and their functioning. Gantry cranes structure The bridge crane is a major supporting structure designed to move the trolley that works with overhead loads or lifting devices. Since the mass of the bridge may constitute up to 75% of the… Read Article →

Ultrasound Industrial Application Overview

Due to the increasing complexity of modern engineering products, the sophistication of requirements for accuracy and reliability, with the improvement of production technology significantly increased demands on the quality of cleaning. Perfection of applied technological processes of cleaning and surface preparation depends essentially on quality cleaning products in various industries. Modern methods of surface cleaning products provide a complete mechanical, chemical and physico-chemical interaction between the active cleaning environment pollution… Read Article →

The Industrial Application Of Lime

The largest consumers of lime products are iron, steel and construction industry, pulp and paper industry, chemical industry, sugar industry and agriculture. Significant amounts of lime are used for environmental protection (neutralization of waste water and waste gas). In industrialized countries, the consumption of lime now stands at about 85 kg per capita per year. The global production of lime, including small producers in developing countries, as well as producers… Read Article →