Articles By: Lee Pearson

PTDA/NIBA Event – Thank You

PTDA/NIBA Event – Thank You

PTDA/NIBA Event – Thank You   P.T.International Corp. (PTI) enjoyed participating in the recent NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit in Hollywood, Florida. Michael Moonan, George Dib, and Darin Davenport were glad to see familiar faces and make new connections during the hospitality event, trade show, and MD-IDEX meetings. Many thanks to NIBA and PTDA for all their hard work to make […]

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NASA is teaming up with Russia to put a new space station near the moon.

NASA is teaming up with Russia to put a new space station near the moon.

NASA is teaming up with Russia to put a new space station near the moon. Here’s why. At the International Aeronautics Congress in Adelaide, Australia, representatives of NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos announced that they had signed an agreement to work together on venturing into deep space, with the first conceptual goal being a deep space gateway. In plain language, […]

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What it’s like to spend 8 months on a fake Mars mission

What it’s like to spend 8 months on a fake Mars mission

What it’s like to spend 8 months on a fake Mars mission   Last weekend, a group of six people emerged from a white dome on the slopes of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano, feeling the fresh outside air for the first time in eight months This was the crew of HI-SEAS — an experiment simulating what it might be like to live […]

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Marine Engineers Envision All Cargo and Other Vessels Using Oil Free Bearings

Marine Engineers Envision All Cargo and Other Vessels Using Oil Free Bearings

Marine Engineers Envision All Cargo and Other Vessels Using Oil Free Bearings To many an engineer, the idea of a water lubricated bearing is, to say the least, counter-intuitive. Add in the harsh realities of life at sea, where aboard cargo and other vessels a constant battle against the corrosive properties of salt water is endlessly waged and the proposition […]

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Rollon Linear Rails

Engineering Best Practices: Designing with Linear Motion Bearings

The ability to mount and move equipment is essential to any modern manufacturing plant. Many factory and machine setups have doors, cages, containers, and panels that move to allow workers access to the product or machine, as well as provide safety for the operator when closed. One of the most common methods of moving objects on the factory floor involves […]

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Airbus launches internal corruption investigation after Guardian exposé

Airbus launches internal corruption investigation after Guardian exposé

Airbus launches internal corruption investigation after Guardian exposé Airbus, Europe’s largest aerospace multinational, has launched an internal investigation into possible corruption after the Guardian uncovered a series of questionable financial transactions resulting in an unexplained payment. Hundreds of pages of leaked bank records, internal memos and financial statements reveal that two companies secretly controlled by the aviation giant engaged in […]

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