- ISO certification. // Ceramic Industry;Feb96, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p16
Reports that Thomson Precision Ball Co. and U.S. Silica Co. has been granted ISO 90002 certification for their respective plants in Bristol, Connecticut and Mapleton Depot, Pennsylvania.
- NEW LITERATURE. // Design News;11/7/88, Vol. 44 Issue 21, p187
The article presents information on various engineering literature that appeared in the July 11, 1988 issue of the magazine "Design News." Thomson Precision Ball Co.'s new 16-page catalog describes complete product line of standard and custom precision balls. Catalog features complete specs for...
- Customers speak out. Katcher, Phil // Automotive Marketing;Jan1993, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p8
Discusses feedback from automobile parts buyers. Service provided by professional installers; Do-it-yourself (DIY) customers; Sources of parts and accessories used by installers; Demand of installers from suppliers.
- Brakes. // Automotive Marketing;May93, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p60
Discusses the importance of the brakes in an automobile. Braking process; Simple friction; Common types of brakes in use on production vehicles; Disc types on the front wheels; Drum types on the rear wheels; Anti-lock braking systems; Advice to thoroughly check all brake system components...
- Untitled. // Automotive Marketing;Jun93, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p55
Announces the availability of several catalogs from different automobile parts suppliers. `1993 Total Wheel Alignment Sourcebook,' from Specialty Products Co.; Catalog from Walbro Engine Management Corp.; Training manuals from NAPA Brakes.
- Short supplies. // Automotive News;2/7/1994, Vol. 67 Issue 5537, p16
Reports on automobile components in short supply according to purchasing managers surveyed in the Detroit, Michigan area. Plastic resin; Heaters; Coiled aluminum tube; Brake linings; Grey ductile castings.
- Supply line. Diem, William R. // Automotive News;7/24/1995, Vol. 69 Issue 5615, p14
Reports on developments regarding supplies to the automotive industry as of july 24, 1995. Blow molding automotive parts by Olastic Ominium Industries Inc.; Deals of various companies on various products; Reports on mergers, ventures and acquisitions.
- Finally--CVT. McCosh, D. // Popular Science;Sep87, Vol. 231 Issue 3, p56
Continuously variable transmissions offer many advantages--compact design, mechanical efficiency, and fuel savings. But it's taken more than a decade for companies to develop a cut that can handle the power of the smallest auto engine. Now Subaru is the first in the market, and Ford and Fiat...
- Anti-lock for less. Scott, D. // Popular Science;Oct87, Vol. 231 Issue 4, p30
No-skid stops at bargain prices are the promise of a new anti-lock braking system from England that uses engine vacuum instead of hydraulics. A look at the Lockheed AntiLok which is scheduled to appear in at least one top-selling European model, for as little as $300.