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One More Gate Down for the Pneumatic Lab Team

With the second semester of the 2017-18 school year underway, our pneumatic lab team has now passed four of the six gates to completing their capstone project. They spent the last month or so working on Gate 4. This gate included creating design plans to build and...

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Henry Bessemer – The Bessemer Process

In our new Manufacturing Disruption series, we highlight groundbreakers past and present who have made engineering breakthroughs in manufacturing.  Although many inventors see the realization of their hard work before their death, Henry Bessemer only saw the tip of...

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The Halfway Point

According to the calendar, our student team has reached the halfway point – Gate 3 – on their pneumatic lab capstone project. That halfway point is a big one for Purdue Polytechnic Institute capstone teams. Our team joined 30 other capstone groups in the Purdue...

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Pneumatics: Power and Safety Behind Modern Thrill Rides

The Kingda Ka roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari in Jackson, New Jersey, propels riders up a 456-foot-high hill, reaching 128 mph in 3.5 seconds. Built in 2005, it was the tallest and fastest steel coaster in the world until 2010, when Ferrari World...

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Pneumatic Lab Team takes to the sky

Last month, we gave a glimpse into a project we’re sponsoring for a team of students from Purdue Polytechnic Institute. They’re building what we’ve dubbed a pneumatic training lab for a senior capstone project. This lab package will offer practical, hands-on...

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Newsletter | November 2017

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Helping students put pneumatics theory into practice

"That’s great…in theory." We’ve all heard it – the insinuation that an idea is flawed because there doesn’t seem to be a real-life example of success. Companies like Proportion-Air, which offer only a few product series that can be customized for a wide range of...

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Newsletter | October 2017

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Best in (Trade) Show

Perhaps you saw one of our team members this week? Our field market experts and engineers were on the road, visiting customers at trade shows, showing off some of our products and handing out free TVs. Well, just one TV, but that’s one more than we give out in a...

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Newsletter | September 2017

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