What are Brakes ? | Types of Brakes explained (animations)

May 30, 2017
Types of brakes in automobile & their applications

With great power, comes great BRAKES

that was just my honest attempt to make you laugh 😀

Well, that is what I think about brakes. If you have a car with a powerful engine which could run fast as a cheetah but doesn’t have enough powerful brakes to stop it OR control it, you better sell it ASAP 😛 .
So today in here, we’ll see what are brakes & the types of brakes ! more “What are Brakes ? | Types of Brakes explained (animations)”

The Top 10 Wonders of the Aviation World !

May 22, 2017
top 10 wonders of the aviation world, best airplanes & helicopters in the world !

“Whattt ? Things will fly ? We can fly ? Ohh common, give me a break ! You’re gone mad “, said people, to two bicycle mechanics – Orville & Wilbur Wright who first dared to challenge gravity & they won and yes, they zipped up people’s mouth ! It’s been more than a century since the first airplane –  Flyer took off & flew at speed of just 11 kmph ! In a span of 100+ years, the numbers have got multiplied by factor of 1000’s ! These are the aerial vehicles which have taken engineering at a whole new level; they are not normal, each one is beyond limits ! So lets worship the top 10 wonders of the aviation world ! more “The Top 10 Wonders of the Aviation World !”

iXOOST – The car exhaust audio system !

May 10, 2017

The whole world is fascinated by Italian super-sports & hyper cars. Italy would now be also known for – (curtains up)iXOOST ! Okayyy, brace yourselves, you’re going to see something which you’ve never imagined of ! iXOOST – The car exhaust audio system is a unique docking station made from old
car exhausts & Formula 1 exhaust pipes !

About iXOOST :-

iXOOST is an Italian company which also belongs to Modena. Wait, does it ring any bells ? – The same city where the factories of super sports car makers – Ferrari, Lamborghini, Pagani & Maserati are/were located here(except Lamborghini which have their headquarters nearby). And so Modena is also called the “capital of engines” !
iXOOST'S dock station made from F1's exhausts !
iXOOST is created by Matteo Panini-who feels a deep respect & admiration for old cars and things from Modena & Mirco Pecorari-who comes from the world of aviation !

Our senses are also unique, just as our own soundtracks are:
ourfavourite songs and all the things that bring back strong emotions,just like a Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Sight, hearing and touch are all extremes of a world which may be found today in our dock station.
And so we have risen to the impossible challenge of combining mechanics and sound.

says iXOOST.

Indeed the sound of finely tuned engine of a sports car & a Formula 1 are inimitable. Everyone can hear it’s sound, everyone sees it but only a real passionate person would FEEL !!!

About iXOOST – The car exhaust audio system :-

The audio systems or the dock stations are hand made in Modena. You may configure your dock station & even customize it & get it delivered right to your door 😉 !
The “orchestra of sound & mechanics” comes in 3 distinct forms –
3. iXOOST Radial6
Lets get to the handmade masterpieces made by extremely passionate people made with extreme technical precision !


Made from the genuine F1 exhaust, the OTTO immediately catches your attention. They are differentiated & available according to number of cylinders – V8, V10 & V12 ! It has 4 speakers, 1 extended ranged speaker & 1 subwoofer ! Price:- € 6500

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The XiLO consists a monocoque chassis in aluminium & wood(the base). The origin of the word – “XiLO” comes from the Greek word-xylon, which means ‘forest’.
The XiLO has 3 speakers + 2 subwoofers facing in the front side plus the coaxial sub-woofer facing down side. The coaxial subwoofer is for obtaining deep & precise bass sounds, says iXOOST. It weighs about 18 kg.  Price:- € 5000

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iXOOST Radial6 :-

This perhaps is more interesting. The tailpipes of supercars weren’t just enough, so Mirco Pecorari who is inspired by the world of planes decides to make another dock inspired by the design of Radial engines.
The supporting blade which raises the block & the nose of dock is carved out of a solid block. iXOOST wanted to make it so perfect that the blade closes perfectly with the nose cone and the crankcase of the back woofer to imitate a real plane engine. Price:- € 8000

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Know more about :- Radial engines-History, Parts, working, prod & cons !
For buying, visit iXOOST’s store
For more detailed specifications about each one, visit iXOOST’s  website

OTTO & Radial6 are audio systems for iPad & iPhone while the XiLO has wireless connectivity available with any smartphone. XiLO is equipped with bluetooth technology & even with AUX connectivity.
The perfections & detailing of every model clearly tells us about how passionate they are ! I would really love to meet them & have a chat if I ever get a chance 😀 !

I would also love to buy one of them but… IN FUTURE !(because probably my parents would kick my butt if I ask them to buy me one)
It is a perfect gift to a passionate mechanical engineer ! So lets just dream about it(coz it doesn’t cost), & which soundtrack would you love to play first on it ? Share your thoughts in the comment section below ! I’m waiting…

Source & all media credits :- iXOOST !

Gibbs Quadski – An amphibious quad bike/ATV !

March 30, 2017

It always seems impossible until it’s done !

– Nelson Mandela

A couple of hundred years back, it was quite impossible even to think or imagine that we could talk to each other standing in any two corners of the world, could step on moon, could make a thing which would fly like a bird or make a car which would transport  & could be efficient hundred times the human labour. But it all happened ! After making a car it was hard to believe that we could even make a vehicle which would be driven on water… All right, brace yourselves, the future is here – Gibbs Quadski !

Quadski :-

The Gibbs Quadski (video below) is one of the most advanced and efficient amphibious quadbike/ATV (All terrain vehicle) i.e which could be driven on land as well as on water !

The Quadski uses Gibbs’ High Speed Amphibian (HSA) technology, which includes more than 300 patents and patents pending worldwide.
When entering the water, by pressing a button the driver can retract the wheels into the wheel wells within the vehicle’s body and detach them from the drive train. It can transition between land and water in about 5 seconds(pretty impressive 😉 ).

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On water, the Quadski draws water before directing it through the engine driven impeller(kind of propeller), which with the nozzle propel the Quadski at high speed.

The Quadski allows for over 2 hours travel time on the water. Its range on land is up to around 600 kilometres (370 mi).

Gibbs Quadski was launched in October 2012 by Gibbs Sports Ambhibians. It went on sale in January 2013 in Florida and is now available in selected regions of the United States with a starting price of about $40,000 (you have to spend some real sh*t ? ).

Specifications :-

Land speed :-                    Upto 45 mph (72kmph) 
Brakes(on land) :-           4 wheel disc brakes
Water speed :-                  45 mph (72kmph) 
Propulsion system :-      Gibbs jet drive with reverse


Total width :-                     62.5 in / 1.587 m
Total length :-                    128.3 in / 3.260 m
Total height :-                    53.5 in / 1.359 m
Ground clearance :-        8.9 in / 0.225 m
Weight :-                             1,333 lbs / 605 kg !

Engine :- 

Type :-                                    BMW K1300cc water-cooled 4-stroke in-line
                                                 four-cylinder engine.
Maximum power :-              105 kW / 140hp water
Displacement:-                     1293 cc
Bore & Stroke:-                     80.0 mm x 64.3 mm (bore means the diameter of cylinder & stroke is the                                                                                                                         stroke length)
Power:-                                  140 hp (105 kW)
Torque:-                                  87 ft-lbs (118 Nm)

For more information about specs & safety information & other models, visit Gibbs Sports Ambhibians !

The Top Bugatti Concepts !

March 5, 2017

The top 5 Bugatti concepts according to me are –

Bugatti type 57GT Concept

by Alex Imnadze


Darth Vader Bugatti Concept

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Darth Vader

Bugatti Renaissance GT – 6

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Renaissance GT-6

Bugatti 12.4 Atlantique Grand Sport Concept

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Bugatti Vision GT Type – 6

by Alex Imnadze

Let me know with whom you have fell in love from one of these & post them in the comment section !
& which one are you going to own 😛 ? (dreaming doesn’t cost 🙂 )


image sources :- dupontregistry.com

India’s space agency-ISRO, sets a world record by launching 104 satellites in a single mission !

February 19, 2017
PSLV-C37 lift off; sets a world record by launching 104 satellites

It’s impossible until it’s done !

– Nelson Mandela

…and it’s done ! India sets a world record by launching 104 satellites in a single launch; just one go !

About PSLV-C37 / Cartosat-2 series Mission :-

PSLV-C37 getting ready for mission as seen from mobile tower
PSLV-C37 getting ready for mission as seen from mobile tower

The satellites were carried by ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launching Vehicle (PSLV-C37) on 15th February 2015 at 9:28 AM IST. PSLV-C37 was lifted off from the launchpad at Satish Dhawan Research Centre(SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
In June 2016, India set a national record of launching 20 satellites in a single launch ! 20 now seems such a small number compared to 104 !
There’s a pretty much wide gap between ISRO & the next record holder, Russian Space Agency , which launched a total of 37 satellites in 2014 ! Indeed this was a giant leap for the space agency & they’ve celebrated their success ! 🙂

About Satellites :-

The PSLV-C37 carried –
1 Cartosat-2 series satellite(714 kg) from India
2 nano satellites, INS-1A & INS-2B also from India
1 nano satellite from Kazakhstan
1 nano satellite from Israel
1 nano satellite from The Netherlands
1 nano satellite from Switzerland
1 nano satellite from United Arab Emirates(UAE) & a whooping
96 satellites from United States of America(USA)
which sums up to 104 satellites together weighing 1377 kg !!!
“Cartosat -2 will provide remote sensing services similar to that of its predecessors while INS-1A and INS-1B are envisioned for future science and experimental payload”, says ISRO.

Scientists & engineers testing the panel of Cartosat-2 series satellite
Scientists & engineers testing the panel of Cartosat-2 series satellite

ISRO Satellite Centre director, Mayilsamy Annadurai after the massive success says,

We can hit centuries like cricketers !

Heh, that brought a smile on my face 🙂

After such a huge success, Elon Musk aka. real life Iron Man, founder of SpaceX, Paypal & Tesla Motors, didn’t hesitate to congratulate & praise ISRO on their major feat.
He said, “Yeah, awesome achievement by ISRO. Very impressive ! They are doing India proud !”

Did you know ?

ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission(MOM) in 2013 cost just $73 million, compared with NASA’s Maven Mars mission which had a $671 million price tag ! This means that ISRO managed to spend only Rs 7 /km for the journey to Mars !

Watch PSLV-C37 Lift off & satellites separation shot by an onboard camera video !

ISRO is now preparing for it’s GSLV missions & getting ready for the Chandrayaan-2 mission launching next year ! To all the space agencies out there –

“Brace yourselves, ISRO is coming !”

All image credits:- ISRO

Kurin Systems set to launch world’s first portable air purifier – Atom

February 3, 2017

Most countries in the world are severely hit by air pollution, the air quality has surpassed living standards. India especially is getting severely affected by air pollution. Believe me or not, 13 of the top most polluted cities in the world are in India. Most metropolitans have air quality that pose a serious risk to not only the children and elderly but now everyone is affected as bad. Nearly 40% of all children have lung disorders due to the air quality (WHO).

Currently, the masks available in the market are not effective in protecting from the PM 2.5 particle(Particulate Matter 2.5 micron or less in width which is 4o times thinner than thickness of average human hair).
A Delhi based company called Kurin Systems has made world’s first portable air purifier which could also eradicate PM 2.5 particles.

About Kurin Systems :-

Kurin Systems has tied up with the world leader in manufacturing Foxconn Technology Group to come out with their exclusive range of state-of-the-art Air Purifiers.
Currently on a B2B platform Kurin Systems boasts of many prestigious clients consisting of many consulates and embassies, hotels, hospitals, industries and most of the law offices in India.
Kurin Systems was solely created to target the Indian air conditions and strategically eliminate the high level of pollution that we face today.

The company offers a range of air purifiers of various sizes & capacity for cars, offices & living rooms too. The company is going to launch a portable air purifier called Kurin ATOM on 3rd February 2017.
With this device, Kurin looks to tackle the greatest threat of outside Air Pollution which has no clear remedy in sight.

Kurin Atom :-

Let’s know what makes Atom different from all other purifiers…

  • Kurin Atom is a purifier that can be carried along anywhere. It is as big as your mobile phone with a height of just 5 inches & as light.

  • Atom is a two in one device which can be attached to a mask through a cord or be used stand-alone.

  • It comes with a 2200mAh battery and on a single 45min charge it lasts up to 8 hours.

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Above all, Atom has been thoroughly tested as a car purifier and is the perfect solution to eradicating all Particulate Matter as well as cigarette smoke and odour.

Also as mentioned earlier, PM 2.5 particles can only be eradicated using a HEPA filter as they’ve used in Atom along with Pre-Filter as well as the Activated Carbon Filter to provide the optimum level of purification.

This device is the answer to the question that no matter how clean the indoor air might get, when we get out, we will have to suffer.

says Kurin Systems.

Currently, the product is for sale only on their website – Kurin Systems, you can buy it from there !