Blog Posts - Heat Transfer



4th of July S’mores Kit

Create mini 4th of July s’mores kits for your patriotic party with denim treat bags and glitter heat transfer vinyl. Summertime means s’mores & backyard barbecues with friends! I have a slight obsession with putting together s’mores kits as...
by A Pumpkin and a Princess on Jun 13, 2016

Some Friday Fun with the Leidenfrost effect (or maybe something that just looks like it )

Here's a fun video with some Orbeez added to a hot fry pan. I can't find an exact description of what Orbeez are, although they are a water-swellable polymer so they must be crosslinked. However, they are not the usual superabsorbant polymer (SAP) or...
by It's the Rheo Thing on Jun 10, 2016

1989 Honda CRX Remove & Install a Water Pump

If the radiator in your 1989 Honda CRX is full of coolant but the vehicle continues to overheat, you probably need a new water pump. A few minutes of driving and the temperature of the engine steadily climbs over the red line; the engine needs a cons...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Apr 16, 2016

Cooling Tower Types as per Heat Transfer Method

Do you know, cooling towers can be characterized in terms of heat transfer method? Yes, experts have categorized towers according to sensible heat transfer. Take a look at the following:Dry Cooling Tower: In this type of equipment no direct cont...
by Cooling Tower Solutions on Aug 6, 2015

Heat Transfer Process in Cooling Tower

Cooling tower runs on the basic concept- evaporation condensation and exchange of sensible heat. Both the air and water inside the tower releases latent heat of vaporization. In this process certain amount of liquid is converted into gaseous sta...
by Cooling Tower Solutions on Jul 15, 2015

How to Clean Out a Mouse Nest in Your Car Heater

They may look cute, but they can cause serious problems to your car as well. When it gets cold outside, animals start looking for safe and warm places to nest. Mice, in particular can be a serious problem in your car. Often, they are found in borrowe...

The Purpose of Jute Padding Under Automotive Carpet

Jute padding is attached to the back of automotive carpeting. Most carpeting is cut and premolded to fit the interior of the car for which it is designed. There are several types of materials that can be used under the padding for special use such as...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Mar 26, 2015

How to Remove Rusted Hydraulic Cylinder Pins

Remove rusted hydraulic pins with chemicals and elbow grease. Hydraulic pins are part of a high-pressure system in machinery used to transfer lubricating and cooling fluids through the system. On occasion, an ill-maintained engine or machine will sho...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Feb 22, 2015

How to Install a Spark Plug Boot on a Vehicle

Spark plugs emit a spark to ignite fuel in a combustion chamber. Spark plug wires transfer electrical current from the vehicle’s ignition system to the spark plug sitting in the combustion chamber. Installing new plug wires while performing a t...

The Dastardly Death Ray vs. The Snowman

Please forgive my absence in posting this week. My thoughts have been elsewhere - on WORLD DOMINATION!I've written in the past about the Death Ray that I possess. It is the natural result of sunlight reflecting off the thin, curved window glass on th...
by It's the Rheo Thing on Jan 23, 2015

How to Install a Thermostat & Air Bleed a Chrysler 3.3

The Chrysler 3.3-liter engine is cooled by a mixture of antifreeze and water. The flow of this mixture is regulated by the thermostat. When the engine requires cooling, the thermostat opens and allows the cooled mixture into the engine, while the hot...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 21, 2015

The latest product info on: Stainless steel construction Fluid Bed Dryers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Press Release Submission  shivshaktiequipments.com           Press Release Distribution All Dryer Internals, product process area is in 316 / 316L, stainlesssteel construction, mirror polish. St...
by Free PR Online on Jul 16, 2014

A Poorly Engineered Condenser That Works Quite Well

About 25 years ago, a colleague of mine had a sign in his office: "Sometimes you just have to shoot the engineer and start production", which summarized his obvious contempt for engineers and their theories. It also applies to what I am about to say.
by It's the Rheo Thing on May 14, 2014

Be Gone, Heater Bands!

Processing molten plastics (such as in extrusion or injection molding) is not for the patient. If you want to do something fast with polymers, look into UV curing or solvent coating or something else where you aren't working with just a bulk, molten...
by It's the Rheo Thing on Mar 11, 2014

3 Small Bites

Some short thoughts about what I am reading elsewhere.Retraction Watch noted that a recent paper in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science, "Drug release properties of poly(vinyl pyrrolidone)/acrylic acid copolymer hydrogels", was retracted as it wa...
by It's the Rheo Thing on Oct 8, 2013

Seeking Experts To Work On Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering Hello, I’m a management consultant working on a project for an electric heating company, and my team is looking for someone with expertise in specific electric heating applications in the chemical manufacturing space. We...
by Zintro Blog on Aug 16, 2013

Heat Loss From An Insulated Pipe

This Excel spreadsheet models heat loss from an insulated pipe. This is a very common system in the process industries - insulated pipes are everywhere, and engineers need a sound grasp of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f...
by Excel Calculations on Dec 16, 2012

Heat Loss From An Insulated Pipe

This Excel spreadsheet models heat loss from an insulated pipe. This is a very common system in the process industries - insulated pipes are everywhere, and engineers need a sound grasp of heat... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Excel Calculations on Dec 16, 2012

Double Pipe Heat Exchanger

This Excel spreadsheet helps you design a double pipe heat exchanger (also known as a concentric tube heat exchanger). Double pipe heat exchangers are often used in the chemical, food processing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Excel Calculations on Oct 16, 2012

Homes and Craft Vinyl

The craft vinyl is really a fantastic as well as flexible material that one can possibly work with. These components enable you to enhance every single part of the homes. One needs to come up with creative ideas, and the same can be executed with the...


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