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Bath Vanity Mirrors - Selecting the right mirror

07th June 2011
Deciding on a rest room mirror is a reasonably simple job with the biggest considerations being for the actual type and measurements the bathroom. Although it is not required to utilize a tape measure to ascertain the size of a mirror. Though you can easi... Read >
Author: Clement Bradshaw

Reamers - The Value of Precision

22nd March 2011
A reamer is a drill bit that is used to shape or enlarge holes. Now, there are many different kinds of reamers. There are the adjustable hand reamers, bridge reamers, burring reamers, car reamers, chucking reamers, hand expansion reamers, hand reamers, ma... Read >
Author: William Gabriel

Water Hyacinth Furniture - Making a Difference

24th February 2011
Given the very name "conservatory" perhaps it will have you considering selecting furniture that is not just beneficial to our environment but also very tough. Water hyacinth plants are one of the most abundant plants on this planet. So if you spend money... Read >
Author: May Obrien

Sierra Circuits - What Surface Finishes for PCBs are Best for Various Applications?

02nd September 2010
Surface finishes for PCBs fluctuate in reliability, shelf life, flatness, price, and assembly procedures. All finishes have their own benefits; however, the process, product, and / or final use determine which surface finish works best for use with a spec... Read >
Author: sierracircuits

Aluminium Fabrication: Helpful Specifying Tips

02nd June 2010
Being both lightweight and ductile, aluminium readily lends itself to fabrication. However the un-initiated should tread carefully as there is no substitute for experience in specifying fabricated aluminium. It might, therefore, prove helpful if I share ... Read >
Author: hitsearch

Choosing a Varnish for Your Boat's Brightwork

27th November 2009
Varnishes have been applied to protect and maintain teak on boats for hundreds of years. History shows that varnishes used in the 1700s are very akin to what is used today. The coatings allow for the attractiveness of the wood to be viewed while offering ... Read >
Author: Marinetrader

Cultured Marble Care and Cleaning Tips

24th April 2009
Cultured marble resembles marble but is not actually marble. It is a manufactured item resembling marble. It is a molded composite made from stone dust and a binding polymer. The surface of the molded piece is given a very smooth finish by sanding and the... Read >
Author: yxpweed

How A Challenge Coin Is Made?

02nd February 2009
Currently, there are two processes to produce military challenge coins. The die struck (stamped/minted) process and the die casted "hot molded" process. Both these processes produce level 1 (1D) level 2 (2D) and level 3 (3D) on challenge coins and are... Read >
Author: Jonathan Wingate

Casting Sand, Green Sand, and Metal Casting Information

08th May 2008
Green Sand: Green sand is also called as foundry sand or molding sand. This is utilized for sand casting. When this sand is oiled or moistened, it has a tendency to pack well and retain the shape. Green sand is a mix of pulverized coal, water, bentonite c... Read >
Author: Kent Klein

Types of Chip Formation During Machining

12th March 2006
As every one knows, chips are formed during the machining of workpieces. The side of the chip in contact with the cutting tool is normally shiny, flat and smooth while the other side, which is the free workpiece surface, is jagged due to shear. It is ... Read >
Author: Ken Tong Teck Yap

Hardwood Softwood Lumber Grades & Ways They Are Sold & Priced

24th November 2005
In this article I will not go into explaining the rules of grading hardwood or softwood lumber as they are very complicated and lengthy. I will list the grades that are sold, the dimensions that are available and the ways retailers price and sell lumber. ... Read >
Author: Johnny {J W} Morlan
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