Pneumatic Lab Team in the Home Stretch

Pneumatic Lab Team in the Home Stretch

It’s the middle of April, it’s finally warming up and the pneumatic lab team from Purdue Polytechnic Institute can feel the end of the school year upon them. They’ve nearly completed their entire capstone project, but a couple steps remain for Gate 5. Building the lab...
Robert Boyle – Boyle’s Law

Robert Boyle – Boyle’s Law

In our new Manufacturing Disruption series, we highlight groundbreakers past and present who have made scientific and engineering breakthroughs that affect manufacturing.  Boyle’s Law Robert Boyle by Johann Kerseboom, circa 1689. Robert Boyle was a 17th century...
What’s a Steam Regulator?

What’s a Steam Regulator?

What’s a Steam Regulator? And why it may be a much better choice than a complicated control valve My training on controlling temperature using saturated steam did not come from a thermal dynamics or other university course. I learned the basic art of temperature...