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IC Bus Begins Customer Deliveries Of CE Series School Buses with Cummins ISB Engines

LISLE, Ill. — IC Bus announced today that it has started customer shipments of its first CE Series school buses with the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine. The first units were released today from the company's Tulsa, Okla., assembly plant. Adding the Cummins ISB as an offering on our CE Series buses was intended to provide us with a new opportunity for growth and we are excited to already see...

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Navistar's IC Bus Unveils First CE Series School Bus with Cummins ISB

CE Series Offers Broadest Selection of Mid-Range Diesel Engines in Industry GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — IC Bus, a division of Navistar, Inc., publicly unveiled for the first time today its IC Bus™ CE Series school bus with Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine at the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Annual Summit. IC Bus announced in early September it would offer the ISB in its CE...

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Navistar Adds Cummins ISB for Trucks and Buses

Cummins ISB Expands Customer Offerings; Initial Production Slated for December LISLE, Ill., – Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced the expansion of its medium-duty engine offerings to include the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine for International® DuraStar® medium-duty trucks and IC Bus™ CE Series school buses. Adding the proven, market accepted Cummins ISB to our...

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PCIe Bus Adapter allows PC to communicate with PMC module.

With APCe8670 Carrier Card, users can interface PMZ mezzanine module to PC across PCI Express bus. Bridge chip handles PCI-X to PCIe conversion between plug-in PMC module and host computer. Carrier's PCIe x4 interface supports up to 4 serial lanes for rapid data transfer. Three PMC PCI-X bus sockets interface through bridge to carrier's PCIe x4 edge connector, while other PMC socket routes 32...

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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I
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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I

For refineries and petrochemical plants, cleaning heat exchangers is a dirty job but somebody has to do it. While there are many approaches on how to clean shell and tube heat exchangers, it is indisputable that the right method is absolutely critical for ensuring that equipment is fully operational. Otherwise, you could end up with a potential equipment shutdown, which will cost you time and money. In this three-part series, you will learn about the various benefits, methods, and obstacles involved in heat exchanger cleaning. Part one introduces the fundamentals of cleaning, as well as explores the pros and cons of on-site versus off-site services. Download the first of this three series to assist you in finding the best solution for your dirty job here.

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PMC Modules feature reconfigurable Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA.
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PMC Modules feature reconfigurable Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA.

Suited for advanced signal processing applications, PMC-SLX Series employs SLX150 version of Spartan-6 FPGA, which provides 147,433 logic cells and 180 DSP slices. Modules provide 100 MHz 64-bit PCI-X interface, dual-ported SRAM to facilitate high-speed DMA transfers to bus or CPU, and 16 MB flash memory for onboard storage and loading of FPGA code. Ready for use in conduction-cooled systems,...

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ATK Spacecraft Bus Supports ORS-1 Satellite Launch

Operationally Responsive Space Vision Realized with Successful Lift-Off ATK Answers the Call with Rapid Execution, Innovative Technology and Affordable Solutions MINNEAPOLIS - ATK's (NYSE: ATK) RSMB (Responsive Space Modular Bus) is included in the Department of Defense's Operationally Responsive Space-1 (ORS-1) satellite, which was successfully launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport...

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CoachCrafters, Inc. Inks Contract with the Centre Area Transportation Authority for Transit Bus Rehab and Enhancement Project

Tavares, FL (September 18, 2009)-In an ongoing effort to assist transit agencies in keeping their fleets performing at optimum efficiency, CoachCrafters, Inc. has entered into a contract with the Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) to rehab 10 CATA buses. The scheduled work will include the removal and replacement of body skins and repainting the entire exterior of the bus. At the same...

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Insulation Manufacturer Goes 'Back to School'

Firwin Corp, a leading manufacturer of removable and permanent insulation covers, recently teamed up with Ward Clean Air Products to help keep school-bus air clean and free from the potential harmful particulates found in diesel exhaust. As their name would suggest, Ward Clean Air Products is a company whose goal is keeping the air we breath clean from potentially harmful diesel emissions. The...

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PMC Module comes with dual Ethernet functionality.
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PMC Module comes with dual Ethernet functionality.

Equipped with 2 full or half-duplex channels via RJ45, P511 is 32bit/33 MHz PMC module supporting 10Base-T and 100Base-TX. Based on Universal Submodules concept, it features -40 to +85°C operating temperature, and 1,500 Vac isolation voltage. IEEE802.3 compliant product offers possibility to buffer all receive and transmit Ethernet frames either in local or in external data buffer to provide...

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AMC Module offers 1.5 GHz dual core PowerPC

Based on 1.5 GHz dual core Freescale PowerPC® MPC8641D, Model AM4100 delivers up to 2.3 MIPS/MHz computing performance and high Ethernet bandwidth. With integrated Altivec 128-bit Vector Processing Unit and 4 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, Advanced Mezzanine Card includes up to 2 GB of soldered DDR2-SDRAM, 4 MB bootable redundant NOR Flash, up to 4 GB NAND Flash, and EEPROM for user and...

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