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Telescope Fitted with DSTI Equipment Prepares for South Pole Journey
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Telescope Fitted with DSTI Equipment Prepares for South Pole Journey

Minneapolis, Minn. - July 31, 2019 - As the brief three-month Antarctic summer fast approaches, graduate students, post-doc researchers and professors from the University of Minnesota (UMN) push forward with final assembly of BICEP Array in preparation for its new home, the South Pole. The BICEP Array telescope is part of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) polarization experiment that will...

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DSTI Rotary Unions Helping Scientists Look Further into Universe Than Ever Before
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DSTI Rotary Unions Helping Scientists Look Further into Universe Than Ever Before

Minneapolis, Minn. - October 11, 2018 - Since 2016, DSTI rotary unions have successfully operated in BICEP3, one of the world's most powerful telescopes located at the southernmost place on Earth. There, at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Research Station, scientists from around the world are on a quest to answer some of the biggest and most exciting questions about the nature of the Universe....

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DSTI Boosts Offshore Wind Energy for World's Largest Turbines
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DSTI Boosts Offshore Wind Energy for World's Largest Turbines

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - June 29, 2018 - As demand for cleaner energy rises, wind turbine manufacturers continue to develop groundbreaking solutions to produce power more efficiently and reliably than ever before. For nearly a decade, DSTI has provided leading wind turbine equipment manufacturers with blade pitch control solutions for safely transmitting electrical signals and hydraulic fluid from a...

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SRS Dives for a Solution and Delivers
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SRS Dives for a Solution and Delivers

Meeting challenging requirements, SRS's rotary union was designed to integrate directly into a submersible vehicle designated to remove heavy barnacle build-up from underwater surfaces of ships and offshore platforms. The rotary union is a key component in the steering linkage and supplies 3,000 PSI hydraulic fluid to power the motor on the all-wheel drive system that directs the vessel about...

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Understanding Water Hammer
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Understanding Water Hammer

DFT Inc's engineers have been working with professionals in a range of industries for decades, helping to identify and resolve the underlying causes of water hammer. In this eBook you will learn about many of these common causes, how they impact your system and some of the basic changes you can make to eliminate them. In this eBook you will learn: What causes water hammer and why it is such a persistent problem. The role design plays in reducing the risk water hammer poses to your system. DFT's professional recommendations for coping with water hammer.

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NASA's Satellite Refueling Mission Progresses with Help from DSTI
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NASA's Satellite Refueling Mission Progresses with Help from DSTI

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - March 29, 2017 - More than 1,000 operational satellites currently in orbit will one day run out of fuel and burn up in our atmosphere as they fall back towards Earth or remain space debris forever. Costing tens of millions of dollars each launch, satellites have a limited lifespan restricted by their fuel tank capacity. However, with NASA's continued research, servicing...

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Choice Waterjet Parts Exhibiting at FABTECH Choice Supplies Waterjet Parts for All Major Brands
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Choice Waterjet Parts Exhibiting at FABTECH Choice Supplies Waterjet Parts for All Major Brands

ST. MICHAEL, Minn. (August 16, 2016) - Choice Waterjet Parts, a division of Jet Edge, is exhibiting at FABTECH, Nov. 16-18 in Las Vegas. Look for Choice Waterjet Parts in Booth C25085. During FABTECH, Choice will display a wide range of waterjet parts, including nozzles and orifices, UHP pump parts, cutting heads, cutting head parts, on/off valve parts, HP seal kits, swivels and much more. Choice...

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Rotary Unions have extended-service, multi-passage design.
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Rotary Unions have extended-service, multi-passage design.

Used for power, fluid, and data transfer, multi-passage rotary unions are designed with DuraSeal™ elastomeric sealing materials and meet needs of industrial/commercial applications requiringÂ- rotary sealing device with 2–12 passages. Products provide seal sets between stationary connections and rotating equipment, while independent passages permit flow of same or different media into...

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DSTI Plays Role in Astrophysics Research from South Pole
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DSTI Plays Role in Astrophysics Research from South Pole

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Most people are unaware that less than a quarter mile from the South Pole lie some of the world's most powerful radio telescopes. Running year-round, they scan the sky observing very faint light from the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). The CMB is the oldest light visible in the Universe, a remnant glow from the very early times when the Universe was much hotter and...

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Soft-Seal Rotating Unions feature multi-passage design.
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Soft-Seal Rotating Unions feature multi-passage design.

Used when more than one media must be conveyed simultaneously using different passages, multi-passage soft-seal rotating unions come in standard, semi-custom, and custom options. Standard products feature 2–8 passages, while custom passages, for largest applications, can be 22 or more. Port types include NPT, BSP, or SAE, and Plastomeric seal technology consists ofÂ- plastic and elastomer...

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RF Rotary Joints accommodate linear and rotational motion.
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RF Rotary Joints accommodate linear and rotational motion.

Used where RF signalsÂ- are transmitted between stationary and moving parts, single-channel/single-axis and single-channel/multi-axis RF Rotary Joints include models that collectively cover 0–18 GHz operating frequency range. Single-channel/single-axis rotary joints include 2 SMA female units, one PCB to SMA female unit, and one 3-hole flange to SMA female unit, while...

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