Company Spotlight: JR Machine
JR Machine is a Wisconsin based operation whose unique capabilities give the outfit a national reach. Punchlist Zero caught up with Parker Tumanic to talk about those capabilities and recent…
Pipe: Industrial Use and Applications
A piping system is the assembly of instruments, valves, fittings, and pipes that allow for the transfer of fluid or gas from one location to another. The pipe itself is…
Butterfly valves are frequently used in applications where flow needs to be either fully shut on and off. They are good for low pressure and low temperatures applications where the…
Ball valves are the most common type of valve used in the process industry. While frequently used for small line flow control and commodity applications, ball valves can also be…
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Pumps: Types and Operation
A pump is a mechanical device that utilizes energy to transport fluids. Various sources including electrical motors, wind power, or manual force application may provide the energy to make pumps…
Turbines: Types and Operation
Turbines are machines for producing continuous power in which a wheel or rotor, typically fitted with vanes, is made to revolve by a fast-moving flow of water, steam, gas, air,…
Compressors: Types and Applications
Industrial compressors are used for a variety of tasks, from creating plastic bottles to providing breathing air in confined spaces. The basic functionality of a compressor is to increase the…
Engineering Tools & Calculators See all
Flange Working Pressure Rating
Given design pressure and temperature, calculate an appropriate flange rating.
Heat Trace Requirements
This tool will give you the wattage losses to outside air given the insulation material and pipe size.
Control Panel Heat Dissipation
For calculating the heat rise inside of NEMA or IP rated enclosure.
Margin & Markup
Margin and markup are frequently confused. Don’t make that error with this easy to use tool.
Cable Sizing and Length
Ensure the proper cable size given acceptable loss, voltage, and amps. Or determine how far a particular cable can be run given acceptable loss, voltage, and amps.