Tag: NTU

The Number of Transfer Units (NTU) Method is used to calculate the rate of heat transfer in heat exchangers (especially counter current exchangers) when there is insufficient information to calculate the Log-Mean Temperature Difference (LMTD). In heat exchanger analysis, if the fluid inlet and outlet temperatures are specified or can be determined by simple energy balance, the LMTD method can be used; but when these temperatures are not available The NTU or The Effectiveness method is used.

ASV’s RT-75 Compact Track Loader Revolutionizes the Compact Track Loader Market

ASV’s RT-75 Compact Track Loader Revolutionizes the Compact Track Loader Market

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (Nov. 8, 2016) — ASV LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skidsteers, introduces the large-frame, radial-lift Posi-Track RT-75 compact track loader. The RT-75 features highly efficient hydraulics and an innovative, high capacity cooling system while delivering superior serviceability. ASV’s patented Posi-Track

Caterpillar Enters Home and Outdoor Power Market

Caterpillar Enters Home and Outdoor Power Market

Caterpillar is entering the home and outdoor power market with the introduction of portable generators — the Cat® RP Series.

The new generators are designed to provide reliable backup or recreational power to residential users and portable power to professional contractors who need to power tools and lights on the job.

Updates Advance Efficiency, Safety and Uptime for the Cat® 992K Wheel Loader

Updates Advance Efficiency, Safety and Uptime for the Cat® 992K Wheel Loader

Designed to lower fuel costs and increase operating efficiency, the recently updated Cat 992K Wheel Loader features Caterpillar’s Economy Mode operation. With the new On-Demand Throttle arrangement, the 992K automatically manages engine speed, combining the efficiency of a manual throttle with ergonomic throttle lock operation. Caterpillar performance studies have shown

Caterpillar Enters Home and Outdoor Power Market

Caterpillar Enters Home and Outdoor Power Market

The new generators are designed to provide reliable backup or recreational power to residential users and portable power to professional contractors who need to power tools and lights on the job. The initial models of portable generators in the Cat RP Series range in size and power from 3.6 kW

Bandit Industries Welcomes Bobcat of Indy to Expanding Dealer Network

Bandit Industries Welcomes Bobcat of Indy to Expanding Dealer Network

INDIANAPOLIS – Bobcat of Indy has joined Bandit Industries as the company’s newest Bandit Authorized Dealer. Serving customers throughout central Indiana, Bobcat of Indy provides sales, parts and service for Bandit hand-fed chippers and stump grinders from four locations – Bobcat of Indy, Bobcat of Indy North, Bobcat of Bloomington,

Safety: Excavation and Trenching Dangers

Safety: Excavation and Trenching Dangers

Workplace safety solution professionals: How many times do we see excavation and sewer workers working unprotected in trenches? Trenches are literally filled with a variety of potential safety and environmental hazards. Cave-ins are perhaps the most feared trenching hazard as one cubic yard of soil can weigh as much as a car. Asphyxiation due to

How the Savvy Contractors Roll

How the Savvy Contractors Roll

You don’t have to sell the Oregon Department of Transportation on the benefits of intelligent compaction. The department has already made a forceful argument that technology-guided roadway compaction can save money, allow construction crews to finish roadway projects in less time, and result in highways that last longer before they

Straight and True

Straight and True

People have an amazing ability to adapt to and even become blasé about technological wonders. Things that we take for granted (flying, television, cell phones, the Internet) would seem like something out of science fiction to anyone 100 years ago. Now we can’t imagine what life was like without them.

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