Day: August 13, 2015

RR1059 – A test method for assessing the performance of oil mist detectors

RR1059 – A test method for assessing the performance of oil mist detectors Ignition of flammable mists, particularly oil mist, can occur in offshore locations such as gas turbine enclosures, diesel engine rooms and platform legs present a significant major accident hazard potential. This work aims to produce a test method capable of assessing the …

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Dream weavers

The centuries-old art of weaving may hold the key to producing stronger composite structures for a host of applications. Helen Knight reports What does a textile loom invented over two hundred years ago have to do with twenty-first century aircraft engines and high performance cars? It turns out the centuries-old art of weaving by loom …

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