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Cool It!

Motor ventilation requirements vary by motor type; here are the major ones No machine, whether electrical or mechanical, operates entirely friction-free. Types of heat dissipation: convection, radiation, and more. Safe heat removal requires: Adequate heat flow paths from heat sources to heat dissipation surfaces. “Adequate” meaning low resistance to heat flow and short path length. […]

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Repaired Goods

Repair cafes salvage items and a culture¬† A round of applause for the people who simply don’t like seeing things thrown away. Long before ‘going green’ took on its modern meaning, the way to recycle something was to fix it. Sifting through hordes of throwaway culture reveals there are still people out there who exemplify […]

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Finnish’d Ferry

Century-old transport boat gets electric upgrade Finland’s oldest ferry, “The Fori”,¬†is going electric. The Fori was born in 1904 as a steam-powered boat, then equipped with diesel engines in 1955. It is now being relaunched as the country’s first all-electric vessel, reports BBC news. Turku, a city of about 200,000 on Finland’s southern shore and […]

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