Liquid Body Armor will Change Body Armor Forever
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 26 2018

Body armor has been around since medieval times in various forms. Constantly undergoing improvements…
Industry
What you need to know about man made diamonds
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 18 2018

They've always said diamonds are a girl's best friend, but they never specified whether or not that …
Industry
The Incredible Potential of Graphene
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 30 2018

Graphene is a material of many wonders. It offers an array of useful and diverse properties and can …
Culture
Nanotechnology: Tooth Sensor Tracks What You Eat
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 27 2018

Health and wellness are at the forefront of many of our minds, day in and day out. A new form of nan…
Tech
Sealing Oil Well Leaks with Artificial Magma
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 18 2018

There are thousands of inactive oil wells across North America and throughout the world. Several wel…
Industry
The Science Behind Trailer Tails and Skirts
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 02 2018

I remember the first time I saw the odd flaps on the back of a truck driving on the highway. I thoug…
Energy
The Invention and Application of Safety Grooving
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 28 2018

I was running around with some friends in the rain one night when I witnessed something both horribl…
Industry
Steam and STEAM: How We Can Power the Next Industrial Revolution
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 12 2018

History repeats itself, they say.And they, of course, often attribute this to the mistakes we make. …
Tech
The Future of Carbon Fiber is Looking Rather Green
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 19 2018

Carbon fiber, as it is, is stronger than steel while being much lighter. And while it's found in eve…
Tech
Dive into the Internet's Undersea Cables
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 29 2018

Today's internet connection is essentially wireless and can be used in almost any location through w…
Tech
The Science of Time Travel: Is it Possible?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 30 2017

Doctor Who. Back to the Future. Rip Van Winkle.Time travel has been a part of written popular cultur…
Culture
Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Industrial Environments?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 11 2017

Artificial intelligence encompasses more than you might think.Merriam-Webster defines artificial int…
Tech
Biomimicry: When Nature Inspires Technology
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 20 2017

Sometimes the best inventions just grab you and stick with you.In 1941, Swiss engineer George de Mes…
Tech
Soft-Robots Heal Themselves with Specialized Rubber
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 23 2017

Scientists derive rubbery materials naturally from trees or manufactured synthetically from petroleu…
Tech
How 'Mechanical Gears' Help These Insects Jump
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 28 2017

We're no strangers to gears. They appear in mechanisms dating back before the common era and continu…
Tech
Polyethylene Balloons Keep an Eye on Hurricanes
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 26 2017

On a day-to-day basis, it's nearly impossible to avoid coming in contact with polyethylene. The most…
Tech
Could a Nylon Parachute Deliver Your Amazon Order?
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 21 2017

What do parachutist Adeline Gray and Amazon have in common? Well, you'd be surprised. 75 years ago…
Culture
MOSE Project in Venice Might Just Save the City of Water
Petroleum Service Company on May 21 2017

The MOSE project, which stands for MOdulo Sperimentale Elettromeccanico (and translates to Experimen…
Tech
The Rise of the Autonomous Car
Petroleum Service Company on May 08 2017

We're hearing more and more about it these days: the autonomous car.Autonomous defines anything with…
Autos
3D Printed Houses Are Becoming a Real Estate Reality
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 27 2017

I'm still trying to wrap my mind around 3D printers. Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought…
Tech
Yondr Phone Pouch Saves the Show
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 06 2017

I'm a big live-in-the-moment kind —of gal, and one of my biggest pet peeves is getting some assistan…
Culture
America's manufacturing sector can take a few tips from the Germans
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 02 2017

A city upon a hill. A manufacturing powerhouse. An energy-efficient country; a country run on indust…
Culture
Someone Invented a Real-Life Sonic Screwdriver
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 30 2017

Do you hear that? It's like ... a whining or a wheezing? It's getting louder!What's that? An old tel…
Culture
From Plastic to Property: Recycled Homes
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 16 2017

Sleeping Beauty's fairy godmothers never said make it green, " but eco-friendly options are all the…
Industry
Nanomanufacturing | The Shrinking of an Entire Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 06 2016

Just how small is 'nano?' " This question tops the list of the National Nanotechnology Initiative…
Industry
By the 2020s, we may be able to mine asteroids for rocket fuels and precious metals
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 07 2016

Getting into the mining business for coal and metallic minerals in 2016 may seem like a fruitless bu…
Lubricants
Is the world actually ready for autonomous vehicles?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 12 2016

Self-driving automobiles seem like a natural, evolutionary stop along the automobile's development …
Autos
This incredible laser technology removes rust instantly -- but you definitely can't afford it
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 31 2016

Rust is a nightmare for vehicle owners.It likely began somewhere hidden from your line of sight, and…
Sandblasting
Intelligent Machinery Threatens Manufacturing Jobs and Experts "Believe this to be a good thing"
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 24 2016

If you've stepped inside a modern manufacturing plant, you have probably witnessed, first-hand, the …
Industry
How nanorobotics seek to extend the human life-span.
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 15 2016

The field of study is known as nanorobotics. Science-fiction authors have long theorized the poten…
Culture
How Iron Man (and the media) have twisted our perception of bionics and how they're actually HELPFUL
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 14 2016

The 21st century has a habit of realizing science-fiction prophecies of the past. Early and mid-tw…
Lubricants
Why "Tesla Motors" isn't called "Edison Motors
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 05 2016

The great debate of DC vs AC power has raged on for over a century. —Google it — you're certain to …
Autos
Why Outsourcing is one of the STUPIDEST endeavors in American History
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 06 2016

At least 5,100,000 manufacturing jobs in the United States have been outsourced to other countries s…
Lubricants
Hyperloop One Shows Off New Transportation Technology
Petroleum Service Company on May 13 2016

We have liftoff (for the most part) Just last week we posted on the self-driving car revolution an…
Tech
Stepping Into the Holographic Landscape: Volvo Joins Microsoft HoloLens in new Advertising Campaign
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 25 2015

The ever-innovative, creative minds behind Volvo have cemented —the premium European car —manufactur…
Autos
Daimler's Self-Driving Truck Has a Successful First Trip
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 05 2015

After successfully testing its self-driving freight truck on American roadways earlier this year, Da…
Autos
HitchBOT, the Hitchhiking Robot, Dismembered in Philadelphia
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 03 2015

Two weeks ago today, Industrial Outpost posted a story about a hitchBOT, a small robot that's the…
Tech
The Hitchhiking Robot Coming to a Town Near You
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 20 2015

Click Here To Read Our Update On HitchBOT's Short-Lived American Roadtrip Meet hitchBOT, the hitch…
Tech
Chevrolet Adding Smartphone Integration to 2016 Models
Petroleum Service Company on May 29 2015

Chevrolet will be offering special systems in 14 of their 2016 models that feature compatibility wit…
Autos
Is Apple Really Working On the iCar?
Petroleum Service Company on May 15 2015

According to European car manufacturer Fiat's CEO, Sergio Marchionne, Apple is looking to stage an …
Autos
The FNR: Chevy's Futuristic, Self-Driving Car
Petroleum Service Company on May 06 2015

Chevrolet has recently unveiled the prototype concept for its self-driving vehicle, the FNR, at the …
Autos
Google's Driverless Car to Possibly Add External Airbag
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 27 2015

Driverless cars are slowly but surely becoming a reality. Just last week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk…
Autos
Thought-Controlled Drones Are Now A Reality
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 11 2015

Robotics and neuroscience are two fields that tend to have groundbreaking new developments when some…
Aviation
The Machine That Converts Plastic Into Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 26 2015

For years, one Japanese man has been hard at work creating a machine that will convert one of our so…
Tech
The Petrobot Project
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 29 2015

In an ever-progressing chain of developments designed to make the dirty work of oil production more …
Lubricants
The Magic Wand for Cleaning Oil Spills
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 24 2015

Oil spills are a messy and unavoidable fact of life on Earth. When they happen, particularly in envi…
Industry
Finally, a drone with a cockpit...
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 10 2015

Have you flown your friend's drone yet? 90% of your efforts will likely end up with you crashing …
Aviation