Robert Hooke – Elasticity’s Champion

Robert Hooke – Elasticity’s Champion

While several of our process control regulators rely on a dome filled with compressed air or a gas to control pressure, others operate with the help of a spring. Born on July 28, 1635, in England, Robert Hooke and his research are responsible for helping us understand...
Robert Hooke – Elasticity’s Champion

Pascal – The Man Behind the SI Unit

When you’re requesting information for a pressure product on our website, you’re offered a choice of units: bar, inches of water column, PSI and a few others. You might recognize the end of two of the options as a name: kilopascal and megapascal. Who was Pascal? A...
Robert Hooke – Elasticity’s Champion

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...
Robert Hooke – Elasticity’s Champion

Henry Bessemer – The Bessemer Process

Henry Bessemer, “Meyer’s Encyclopedia,” published 1906 In our new Manufacturing Disruption series, we highlight groundbreakers past and present who have made scientific and engineering breakthroughs that affect manufacturing.   The Bessemer Process Although many...
The Evolution of the Railroad Industry

The Evolution of the Railroad Industry

Evolution of the Railroad Industry – The 200 Year Long Journey   Railroads in the United States have a long, interesting history but very few people are aware of it. That might be because railroads were used more frequently for transportation of goods than of...

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